Gio Rico and Katelynn Amaral are finishing up a school-year long internship at ImpactLABS. Both are computer science students at New Bedford High who were looking for a chance to gain real-world, hands-on experience with coding. Katelynn and Gio spent three afternoons a week at LABS, working on two projects: […]
LABS is among fifty Founding Members to launch the EdgeX Foundry, a Linux Foundation project to build a common open framework for IoT edge computing. The project also seeks to build an ecosystem of interoperable IoT components. The goal of the EdgeX Foundry is to standardize industrial IoT edge computing, […]
Above photo: Craig juggles setting up a keyboard and mouse in a hoop house at Langwater Farm. Craig Edwards is Field Operations Lead at Impact LABS, meaning he is tasked with commissioning IoT solutions live, in the field, and with our pilot host partners. Commissioning is one of IoT markets’ […]
For the work that we do in IoT, we need a simple way to define what a sensor is. A sensor must capture measurement and deliver data.
In this short podcast, Chris Rezendes explains the LABS basics: who they work with, what is their process for starting a project, and some of the grand challenges they seek to solve. “Should we really try to do everything faster, better cheaper? Or should we step back and think: if […]
Denver South Economic Development Corporation, and their partners ARROW Electronics and CenturyLink Corporation, hosted nearly 200 members of the Colorado Smart Cities / Resilient Communities alliance for a smart cities forum in mid-March. The room included regional luminaries from the public and private research domains, as well as from innovation […]
At Cambridge Innovation Center in early March, more than 100 of New England’s leading impact investors met to network, trade ideas, trade deals and lay the groundwork for the establishment of a new investment and innovation community. Gratitude Railroad Impact investors are those who back companies, projects, and programs committed […]
In early February, LABS gathered with public and private sector partners to present pilot results relating to security, data governance, and more.
Harvard Business School and Mass TLC (Technology Leadership Council) co-hosted a Delphi Session on IoT leadership at the NERD Center in Kendall Square in late March. A Delphi Session is a small, structured conversation that follows a specific methodology and is typically used for forecasting and policy making. LABS was […]
LABS traveled to Utah in late January to participate in a Winter Innovation Summit to enhance progress against UN Sustainable Development Goals.