The Internet of Things — where all objects and machines are connected — can help make devices and systems more energy efficient and can also can help track objects and gadgets to their end of life, whether that’s to a landfill or to a new user. Here’s a real-world business example of the latter: a startup that builds kiosks for recycling cell phones, called ecoATM, is partnering with machine-to-machine (M2M) networking company Axeda.

Published Date: 
Mon, 01/16/2012
Publisher Source: 
Gigaom