The Importance of IoT Data Collection

Written by Sarah Geiger
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The Quantified Economy is here Analysts agree that IoT is expected to grow tremendously over the next decade and it will impact every industry. We believe this astronomical growth is driven as a result of immediate positive business impact delivered from a new generation of inexpensive sensors; scalable and secure cloud infrastructure; and advanced analytics. … Continued

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Recap of Buddy Q4 FY16 Appendix 4C Summary

Written by Brian Seitz
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We are proud to share our results from another solid quarter at Buddy. We’ve made a lot of noise the last few months and have progressed towards out ultimate goal of impacting the IoT space and more importantly progressing the opportunity associated with the Quantified Economy. This week we provided an updated to our Buddy investors, shareholders and … Continued

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Noveda Technologies selected as energy efficiency system provider in New York State

Written by Brian Seitz
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Growing need for energy efficiency in Smart Cities  Buddy’s commitment to smart cities, building and facility monitoring and verification, and energy efficiency programs is nothing new. We’ve talked about the next generation of the power grid, how IoT could power water monitoring efforts, and most importantly our intent to purchase Noveda Technologies, a leader in energy and water monitoring … Continued

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Buddy Platform Surpasses First Performance Milestone

Written by Brian Seitz
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We had some great news earlier this week about hitting our first ever performance milestone! We passed 20 million discrete connections per day through Buddy Platform, in fact we averaged a high of 35.1 million connections. This milestone marks the completion of the first performance milestone, a full seventeen months ahead of schedule, and signals significant … Continued

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Buddy’s Perspective on Transactive Energy

Written by Brian Seitz
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Buddy is at IoT Evolution Expo this week sharing our take on a relatively new model called Transactive Energy. Our CEO David McLauchlan shares his thoughts on the opportunity for IoT to power Transactive Energy by making smart grid technology readily available for consumers and cities. Check it out! Download our White Paper on “The … Continued

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How to Prepare Your Business for the Quantified Economy

Written by David McLauchlan
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Many companies are preparing for the third wave of the Internet which is building now and expected to crest in the next five years. With more and more devices becoming connected, businesses, governments, and organizations are feeling the pressure to capture this wave of opportunity and turn that data it into valuable insights, action and … Continued

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Buddy’s impact at IoT World 2016

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Last week we attended our first IoT World Conference in sunny Santa Clara, CA with most of the Seattle office exhibiting our booth. We met with folks across the IoT space and shared our take on the massive opportunity in connecting the world’s devices and systems for real-time intelligence and decision making through our platform. … Continued

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Buddy Platform announces letter of intent to acquire Noveda Technologies

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Many of you that follow Buddy have heard of Noveda, a leader in real time, web-based energy and water monitoring software. Over the last few months we’ve slowly united our complimentary services to help Noveda scale their backend data infrastructure, while Buddy gets the opportunity to get closer to the needs of the modern smart … Continued

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Calling all South Australian developers

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For those not aware, Buddy has a base of operations in Adelaide, SA, and we are looking to grow our team. We have a tight bond over the Pacific between our Adelaide and Seattle offices – let’s just say there is major culture sharing happening. We are helping to define the future of IoT, we have a … Continued

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Lono arrives in The Home Depot

Written by Buddy
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Here we are a few weeks into Spring, and here in the Pacific Northwest that means weekend trips to Home Depot, to plan and place the stars of your 2016 garden. I am really good at buying plants, pretty good at getting them in the ground, and absolutely terrible with remembering to water them. Lono … Continued

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Exciting news from Buddy: Parse Server Support

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While Buddy has emerged as a leading data backend solution for IoT and other connected devices, our support for mobile smartphone applications is about to take a powerful step forward. Facebook recently announced that they were shutting down the Parse mBaaS service, and in less than a month, they will begin deprioritizing applications that haven’t … Continued

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Build or Buy? Key questions to ask before building an IoT Platform

Written by Buddy
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The opportunities made possible by the Internet of Things (IoT) are growing. Devices are constantly collecting and transmitting data in a wide variety of industries and markets. In the coming years, internet-connected everything will increasingly and positively impact our daily lives. Capturing this raw data and integrating it with key business tools provides businesses with … Continued

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Buddy Issues Half Yearly Report

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We are pleased to announce our that our half yearly report and financials for the period of July 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015, have been issued. The full reports can be found here. This has been a very exciting and energetic time for us at Buddy and we are pleased to share some of the key highlights: Opened the Australian base of operations in Adelaide, South Australia, currently staffed with software development engineers. Continued to grow the management

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Buddy in Action: Water Quality Demo at Mobile World Congress

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Residents in Flint, Michigan have been battling water quality issues for almost two years, culminating in a serious public health crisis and state-of-emergency, as thousands were exposed to lead-contaminated water. The after-effects leave many wondering what happened, who is responsible, and more importantly, how it could have been prevented. Buddy has been following this disaster … Continued

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From MWC: Formation of IoT standards group

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Timed with the kick off of Mobile World Congress, a collection of companies including Microsoft, Cisco, Electrolux, General Electric, Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung, ARRIS, and CableLabs announced the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF). The goal of the newly founded organization is to bring predictability to the way IoT devices communicate with one another and other systems. Any effort … Continued

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Buddy and Gimbal partner on location and proximity data access

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We are proud to announce a new partnership with Gimbal, a leader in location intelligence and proximity-based mobile engagement. Gimbal is on the front lines of the Internet of Things wave, with customers across retail, hospitality and out-of-home networks – helping them to better understand customer behavior in the physical world. With Buddy, now enterprises can … Continued

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Parse shutting down: Buddy’s got your back

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Read the latest update from Buddy: Parse Server Support Today, the Parse team over at Facebook announced that they are beginning to wind down the Parse service, with a plan to retire it in January 2017. Buddy was originally a mobile backend as a service (BaaS) that competed with Parse prior to our pivot to an … Continued

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