Internet of Things

Samsara Emerges as Leader in Industrial IoT

No matter how innovative an idea you think you have, that and $3.50 might get you a small drip coffee at Starbucks. Ideas are worth nothing. Execution is everything. That’s why we’ll often see numerous startups trying to tackle a particular problem with technology. A few years later, a leader will suddenly emerge that hasn’t been at it […]

IoT Inventory Management Uses AI for Supply Chains

Famous American philosopher George Carlin did a brilliant riff on stuff. He rightly contended that we just spend our lives moving and acquiring our stuff, and a house is just a pile of your stuff with a cover on it. Companies that are in the business of making and selling stuff have to be able to […]

Helium – Solving the IoT Connectivity Problem

When crowdfunding began gaining in popularity, it became quickly apparent that the platform was going to be exploited by scammers. Soon, it became difficult to tell whether or not the shoddy management team that failed to bring a product to market leaving a bunch of disgruntled “customers” in their wake was acting maliciously or not. […]

Will RFID Golf Balls Ever Fly on Golf Courses?

Part of our daily job is to go through the hundreds of emails we receive. Most are the usual “what can you do for my client” rubbish, but a small number of them are extremely interesting – like the schizophrenics. Also falling into the interesting bucket are emails from people who have an amazing idea that just […]

Shoplifting Prevention Technologies for Retailers

Shoplifting comes in many shapes and forms, from the broke pre-teen who is about to learn a valuable life lesson to a sophisticated gang of criminals that brazenly robs stores right in front of security cameras. In whatever form it ends up taking, shoplifting is when someone takes something from a store without paying for it – […]

Some Companies Working on Autonomous Boats

If you’ve ever taken a cruise, you know that it’s nothing like The Love Boat, a TV series from the 1970s and 1980s where people with bad hair hook up and get sunburned while sipping overpriced cocktails. OK, maybe the show was exactly like going on a real cruise. (We always thought it was amazing […]

The Best Electronic Logging Device (ELD)

When you’re a small business owner, you learn to manage your costs very quickly to compete. In the United States, 91% of trucking companies have fewer than 6 trucks with the average having 3 trucks. With more than one million trucking companies in the U.S., this translates to 900,000 owner operators that won’t be likely to make any large investments in technology […]

10 Smart Building Technologies for Facilities Automation

A lot of our articles on green technology focus on innovations that wean us away from the burning of fossil fuels, whether it’s improving solar fuel efficiency or designing advanced nuclear power plants. But another strategy to lighten the load on mother Earth rather than start packing for Mars is to be more efficient in […]

The Best All-In-One Weight Lifting Machine

If you’re the type of person who showers before you go to work instead of after, then you most likely pursue some form of exercise in your leisure time so you don’t start looking like the 30% of Americans who are obese. For most people, the main goal of going to the gym is to “not get […]

How to Make Beer Taste Better with Smart Brew Tech

We write about emerging technologies at Nanalyze because we fundamentally believe that advancements in areas like artificial intelligence and robotics will make life better in tangible ways – and investors need to understand the companies behind the curtain. These technologies can obviously be abused to oppress people (or create a great society, depends on who you […]