Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Case Studies

CASE STUDIES ORGANIZED BY VERTICAL MARKETS

HEALTHCARE
LOGISTICS
ENERGY/UTILITIES
BUILDING/CONSTRUCTION
PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE
TRANSPORTATION
RETAIL/CONSUMER
INDUSTRIAL
 


Case Study: Perishable Goods Delivered Without Peril

Transportation logistics can be a challenge in and of itself, but without the right information at hand — it can quickly become a nightmare.
Supply chain continuity is one thing, but delivering perishable goods is even more challenging because additional variables come into play that, if left un-monitored or unchecked, can spoil an entire shipment. Temperature, door security and actual location of the shipment in real-time can mean the difference between delivering quality products or an expensive container of spoiled goods.


Case Study: Application Profile: Satellite Communications for Automated Meter Readings

A large US Water Utility was losing 25% of its water in transit due to leaks and burst pipes – a common problem for utilities with significant rural operations. They began working with one of SkyWave’s channel partners to remedy the situation. TheUtility’s goal was to reduce this leakage to 10% as the losses were affecting its top and bottom lines.


Case Study: M2M APP CHALLENGE 1ST PLACE WITH AERCLOUD

Health Traxx is a mobile smart phone app as well as a web app, that allows you to monitor your activityfrmo your smart phone. The app leverages a GPS tracker, an accelerometer, a microphone, and a heat sensor, collecting all activity data and sending it through Aeris Communication’s AerCloud platform, where it is then analyzed and sent to the Health Traxx web application.


CASE STUDY: Connected Machines Provide SoloHealth a Healthy Performance Diagnosis

Solohealth’s FDA-approved health and wellness retail kiosk, the Solohealth Station, offers consumers free interactive healthcare services right where they shop. But to Solohealth, the kiosk is more than a machine; it’s an informational and educational platform that helps consumers take charge of their health.
The Solohealth Station currently is installed in almost 2,500 locations (including Walmart and Sam’s Club locations) and has provided almost 10 millioncustomer interactions. Using it, customers can obtain screening information for blood pressure, vision, body-mass index, pain management, and more. The kiosk also provides a directory of local area physicians and health services by area of health concern. Finally, the kiosks offer advertising to the customer based on their specific symptoms, answers to questions, and further customized by both age and sex.


CASE STUDY: DATALINK G5: A HYBRID DATA TRANSMISSION SOLUTION

Datalink G5 can be used anywhere, and it is particularly well suited for remote areas like the Amazonian jungle, rural areas, deserts, mountains and polar regions. This is realized because of the ability to send information simultaneously through GSM, VHF analog and/or digital radios, and satellite. This combination guarantees that the data will be delivered.


CASE STUDY: RECKLESS DRIVING TO RIGHTEOUS RESULTS

GPSTrackIt.com's Fleet Manager solution combined with Kore network has enabled Promoting Special Care and Health (PSCH), a human service agency in New York area, to provide safe transportation to disabled individuals more efficiently.


CASE STUDY: DIGI ENABLES AMERYS CRITICAL CARDIOLOGY TELEHEALTH APPLICATION IN FRANCE

Almerys, which processes digital medical data, wanted to add wireless communications capability to a remote monitoring trial of cardiac patients in Auvergne. The trial focused on patients' weight, a key indicator of cardiac health. Digi's Connectport X3 Wireless Gateway and Etherios Device Cloud enabled the Telehealth solution to operate out of the box from remote rural locations. The early warning capability enabled crises to be avoided and lives saved.