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Applications within the Internet of Things Part 2

The Internet of Things (IoT) includes a number of different applications throughout a wide assortment of industries. In our first breakdown of applications within the IoT, we discussed how Brewer Science creates materials for sensors and MEMS devices essential to the development of IoT applications. Now we’ll take a look at our involvement with control devices for electric vehicles, as well as how our technology has lengthened battery life and allowed multiple devices to communicate directly with each other for improved safety, efficiency, and logistics in a handful of industries.

Topics: Internet of Things, Medical and Health-Care Systems, Energy Management, Transportation, Building and Home Automation, IofT

Applications within the Internet of Things, Part 1

The Internet of Things (IoT) has made substantial strides since first being envisioned in 1999, having moved beyond machine-to-machine communications, toward impacting a variety of industries with “smart” devices. Nearly 26 billion devices will be connected to the IoT by 2020, according to technology research firm Gartner, Inc., and the majority of these devices fit into one of five categories:

Topics: Internet of Things, infrastructure management, smart technology, environmental monitoring, media

What is the Internet of Things?

The “Internet of Things” (IoT) was first defined in 1999. Basically, the IoT is defined as a network of physical objects that are embedded with electronics that enable the objects to provide greater value and service. Although the basic meaning of the term remains the same, devices—key components of the “things” referred to in the term—have evolved. These “things” often include software or sensors that exchange data with the manufacturer, the operator, and/or other connected devices.

Topics: Internet of Things, IotT

Brewer Science continues push toward zero-landfill status

zero_landfil-1 Here at Brewer Science, we are striving to reach zero-landfill status. Our efforts in environmental responsibility include our mini-bin recycling program and our installation of efficient water and electrical fixtures. Our latest environmentally responsible venture involves a large metal container in our parking lot – a trash compactor we’ve affectionately named Big Blue.

Topics: Convanta, environmental, zero landfill, energy-from-waste, EfW

Benefits of being an eco-friendly business

Eco-friendly practices give your company more than just accreditation and a seal to share on letterhead and your company’s front door. Adhering to eco-friendly practices helps your company save money, reduce waste, and build a good reputation and helps your local community become more environmentally friendly. We’ve seen these benefits firsthand at Brewer Science.

Topics: landfill, environment, eco-friendly, Convanta

How can glass survive rigorous back end processes?

Brewer Science is headed to the CS ManTech conference May 18 through 21!  CS ManTech is a respected organization focused on providing a forum for members of the compound semiconductor community to exchange and discuss new ideas. At this year's conference, we’re excited to share our findings regarding the ability of glass to be used as a non-traditional substrate in temporary bonding.

Topics: temporary bonding materials, back-end processes, CTE, CSAM, CS ManTech, Corning

How STEM Benefits Brewer Science

Brewer Science works to increase opportunities for STEM education and boost overall interest in STEM-related careers because both we and our customers greatly benefit from STEM success – locally and internationally. As STEM careers grow, we are able to collaborate with other companies and universities to produce new technology at a faster pace.

Topics: Engineering, Science,, Math, STEM, Technology, Internships

How does Brewer Science help grow STEM?

As part of the manufacturing and innovation industry, Brewer Science relies on the growth of STEM education, jobs, and overall interest in the subjects to maintain our business model in the U.S. Our president and founder, Dr. Terry Brewer, addresses three main initiatives to help ensure the growth of STEM:

Topics: Engineering, Science,, Math, STEM, Technology

STEM Impact on Economics and Business

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers are the foundation of innovation, and they include much more than scientists wearing white coats and working in laboratories. Aircraft mechanics, software developers, marine architects, and astronomers all require STEM-related education. Unfortunately, the United States has fallen behind other industrialized nations in preparing its youth for in-demand STEM careers.

Topics: Engineering, Science,, Math, STEM, Technology, business, STEM Jobs, economics

What is STEM education, and what value does it provide to industry?

STEM is an acronym used to represent the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The STEM acronym originated during an interagency meeting on science education at the National Science Foundation, and it is frequently discussed in debates about education and how to prepare more qualified candidates for high-tech jobs. STEM education and jobs include the following subjects and fields:

Topics: education, Engineering, Science,, Math, STEM, Technology

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