Carnegie Mellon University Becomes a Testing Campus for the Internet of Things

ANGELA GUESS | March 1, 2016

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John Greenough of Business Insider reports, “Google is helping Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh become a testing ground for Internet of Things solutions through a $500,000 grant and access to unreleased Google IoT technologies, according to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. The plan is to outfit many of the campuses everyday items, ranging from coffee pots to bus stops, with wireless sensors to collect data and provide reactionary features. The university and city officials hope the technologies deployed at Carnegie Mellon will eventually be used citywide.”

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