Delivering Smart, Sustainable Energy Solutions

There’s no question that the Internet of Things (IoT) will transform the energy and utilities industry —that’s already happening. IoT is playing a…


SAP and Itron Delivering Digital Transformation in Utilities

SAP is a Gold Sponsor of Itron’s Utility Week in Houston, Oct. 15-17.  Below is a brief overview of what we will be showcasing. Please visit the SAP…


Interoperable Communication Networks Fuel IIoT for Utilities

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) puts the capability of communication networks to the test. Industrial things come from a variety of…


Beyond the Hype of Smart Cities

Communities organizations, cities and companies must work every day to truly achieve the big picture of creating smart cities. Our goal of…


What Itron Idea Labs Brings to Itron and the Industry

Nine out of 10 Fortune 500 companies in 1955 disappeared from the list by 2016. The average tenure of a Fortune 500 company went from 33 years in…


Figuring Out 5G

One of the main topics I heard talked about at Mobile World Congress is 5G— the next generation cellular. I tried to forget everything I know about…


Connected Cars Everywhere!

Cars everywhere. Some, are a very similar to the ones I saw at CES (see my previous blog, The Connected World and Autonomous Cars @CES 2017) while…


Itron Idea Labs Takes Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress

Among the more than 100,000 attendees at the Mobile World Congress 2017 is the Itron Idea Labs team. And alongside the mobile giants we are…


What Does Itron Idea Labs Do?

Imagine you are planning a trip from point A to point B to get there as quickly as possible in your car where you must arrive at a specific time for…


Why Itron Idea Labs?

I just got a Google Home – you know, the speaker you can talk to and it will play music. It tells me what the outside temperature is or what a cup of…


IoT at CES – More Than Just Buzz in the Energy Sector

CES 2017 marks the 21st year since the term Internet of Things (IoT) was introduced. Since it first appeared in 1985, we have seen a growing number…


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Edge Intelligence via Collaboration: The Itron Riva Developers Community

This afternoon we spent time with Roberto Aiello, managing director of Itron Idea Labs, as he discussed the Itron Riva Developers Community. We…


The Internet of Things Generating a Buzz at CES in Las Vegas

It’s day three of the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, and as always it’s living up to the hype. From cool innovations in drones and car concepts…


Not only Smart but Active – Distributed Intelligence for IoT

In the developing age of the Internet of Things (IoT), we must stay attune to emerging technologies and industry transformations. What if real IoT…


Moving to a Single Multipurpose IP Network – Looking out to Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Cities

Itron Utility Week 2015 kicked off this morning with a great general session! We hope you had a chance to watch the livestream, but if you weren’t…


Innovating for the Future of Utilities: Itron and Cisco

  It’s day two of the Knowledge Conference at one of the year’s most anticipated events – Itron Utility Week. Utility industry observers have…


Itron Discusses the Internet of Things in Incisor Magazine

Incisor IoT Article Incisor Magazine recently published an article by Itron’s Roberto Aiello about the Internet of Things (IoT) and moving from…


Energy Impacts of the Internet of Things

At the Itron Utility Week 2014 Conference, I reported on Itron’s foray into the Internet of Things (IoT) with the new Riva platform. Now that I am…


Internet of Things (IoT), the Cloud, Edge Analytics…

  As my eyes wandered through the Knowledge Center at this year’s recent Itron Utility Week (IUW), I was captivated by the future. Stretching…


Technology Watch – The Latest and Greatest Smart Grid Trends

Technology innovation is occurring at an exponential rate and new technologies promise huge benefits for utilities’ business operations. This…


Smart Grid Technology Applied to Industrial IoT

Over the past few years there has been increased interest in using technologies currently deployed in smart grids for Internet of Things (IoT)…


Connecting the Unconnected—Leveraging Technology to Improve the Way Cities are Designed, Built and Run

Achieving greater sustainability – in the economic, social and environmental realms– is possible when we connect people, process, data and things in…