Four big trends pointing to a boom in healthcare IoT

IoT growth is skyrocketing, with an annual growth rate of 23%. The number of IoT devices is on track to surpass the number of smartphones to become the largest category of connected devices by 2018. The low cost and wide availability of sensors and radios used to connect everyday objects, like traffic signals and thermostats, to the […]

White House wants the nation to get ready for AI

In an effort to drive continued innovation in a handful of key areas of technology and science, President Obama hosted the White House Frontiers Conference, a one-day conference in Pittsburgh. This conference is a joint venture between the White House, the  University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. During the conference, President Obama announced a number […]

White House plans to help with smart city projects

After last year’s initial investment of $160 million, The White House has stated that it is placing an extra $80 million into technology and smart city projects. A large portion of the funds will be used by the National Science Foundation.  The NSF plans to spend $60 million on investments and grants for smart city projects […]

White House offers $400 million in research for next-gen wireless

Wireless broadband is an essential part of the United States’ digital infrastructure. Millions of Americans are presently connected to 4G and LTE networks, but with a swarm of new IoT devices demanding resources from these networks, the White House is taking steps to give development of a new generation of wireless devices a boost. The Advanced […]