Talk of the town: The Connected Adelaide Model

Written by Brian Seitz

This week the City of Adelaide, South Australian Department of State Development, and the Smart City Studio in partnership with Buddy Platform, unveiled The Connected Adelaide Model (CAM). The model was constructed with over 30,000 LEGO bricks and typical smart city devices and sensors, all tied into Buddy Platform to process and visualize data in … Continued

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Buddy’s Extraordinary Shareholder Meeting Recap

Written by David McLauchlan

Today at our headquarters in Adelaide, South Australia we hosted an Extraordinary Shareholder meeting to provide some updates and formally vote on two resolutions put before shareholders. It was a great opportunity to get a clear view of where Buddy is heading, so if you missed the webinar and teleconference, we’ve posted it below for … Continued

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Update on Noveda and Zentri Transactions

Written by David McLauchlan

Earlier today we issued some updates on the transactions to acquire Zentri and Noveda Technologies. It’s safe to say the Zentri transaction didn’t come together like I, or many others on the team expected. But even with that, we remain really excited about our opportunity to advance existing and new business through our pipeline. First … Continued

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The rise of IoT platforms

Written by Brian Seitz
Peggy Smedley Institute

Our Experience at the Peggy Smedley Institute Event – IoT platform growth Our CEO, David McLauchlan spoke at the Peggy Smedley Institute this last Friday in sunny San Diego addressing the rise of IoT platforms and the top four capabilities you should consider when evaluating a platform solution. During our session, we demonstrated a real-time … Continued

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The Importance of IoT Data Collection

Written by Brian Seitz
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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

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

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

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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Buddy’s impact at IoT World 2016

Written by Buddy

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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Lono arrives in The Home Depot

Written by Buddy

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

Written by Buddy

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

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

Written by Buddy

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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