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Java for the Grid Edge: From Blu-Ray Players to Smart Grid Devices

April 19, 2014 by Jeff St. John

Java and the Grid

The long-promised goal of embedding open, flexible computing power in all types of smart grid devices is starting to be realized in 2014. Open platforms are being introduced. Multi-vendor partnerships driven by utilities are creating new ways for technology to interact on the grid edge.[read more]

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Can Radiator Labs's Cozy Bring Steam Heat into the 21st Century?

February 6, 2014 by Jesse Jenkins

21st Century Steam Energy

After Google’s acquisition of Nest Labs, thermostats are suddenly sexy and all eyes are on the home energy management market. Startups and established companies alike launch innovative new products allowing owners to retrofit their homes for maximum efficiency, comfort, and control.[read more]

Internet-of-Things Startup Brings in Big Talent for Energy Efficiency Platform

June 6, 2013 by Stephen Lacey

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After three years of quietly building an internet-of-things platform in stealth mode, Ayla Networks unveiled itself by announcing a $5.4 million round of funding and major partnerships with leading chip producers and a Chinese internet giant.[read more]