Most of the time, we think about the Internet of Things as a value-added technology with obvious (and sometimes not-so-obvious) business applications. But IoT’s potential is far-reaching, and not unlike firefighters and FEMA, it offers the ability to help cities prepare for and better respond to natural disasters.
Some technologies are inevitable, even if what we eventually take for granted looks a bit different than the way it was originally conceived.
It’s a hot summer day in north Georgia and two employees of Swing King are digging a hole at a golf course overlooking Lake Lanier. Unlike the other holes on the course, this one will not be located on the putting green.