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In Data Centers and Across Multiple Industries, Sensors are the Future

Michael Bord
March 10, 2014

Last year, in a fascinating article published by Gigaom, we learned some incredible ways in which sensors are making their way into a variety of industries and changing the way companies do business.

“Sensors placed in cars are allowing insurance companies to link policy premiums to actual data on how and where a car is driven. Sensors placed in teddy bears are allowing hospitals and parents to closely monitor sick children’s vital signs in a natural, comfortable environment. Even Disney is getting into the act with sensor-enabled MagicBands that allow customers to enter parks, unlock hotel rooms, and purchase food and merchandise with a simple wave of their hand.”