In the global fight to eradicate hunger, it’s the small, local details that make the biggest change. Smart Like, keeping the tractor moving in a straight line.
The “Internet of Things” may still be waiting for its official spot in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, but the term has been steadily picking up steam since 1999, when it was coined by Kevin Ashton, a British researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. By coincidence, 1999 was also the year that power-generation company Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) opened the first of its four remote monitoring centers that keep an eye on the gas turbines sitting at the heart of power plants.
Vulnerabilities in control systems for critical infrastructure are amongst the biggest threats to national security