Jim Romeo

Freelance Writer

Jim Romeo is a freelance writer based in Chesapeake, Va. He focuses on business and technology topics. Find him at www.JimRomeo.net.

Articles by Jim Romeo

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May 2017
In the United Kingdom, pregnant cows may now be better protected, thanks to sensors. A bright green sensor device strapped to a cow’s tail alerts farmers, through an Internet of Things (IoT) network, that the cow is close to giving birth. This allows farmers to help the cow or intervene with a veterinarian. READ MORE
March 2017
When a dead body was discovered in a hot tub in Bentonville, Ark., in late 2015, detectives looked for forensic evidence in uncommon places. The home was outfitted with smart devices, such as Apple’s Nest thermostat, an Amazon Echo that responds to voice commands and a digital water metering system that could be read remotely. READ MORE
March 2017
Lighting technology has become smarter and easier to integrate wirelessly with other systems. The vanguard of lighting technology, LEDs are brighter, cooler, cost efficient and sustainable with a lower carbon footprint. READ MORE
February 2017
Everything came to a sudden halt for JetBlue on Jan. 14, 2016. Its website crashed. Passengers became irate. Long lines formed. Some 200 flights were delayed. This nightmare began when JetBlue’s data center lost power and did not have a responsive backup network. The company’s data was not available in the unforgiving business of airline travel.
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January 2017
It’s hard to predict precisely what electrical contractors will face in 2017, because many things will influence the landscape where they work. However, there’s every reason to believe that new and emerging technology in a changing digital world should bring opportunity and optimism.
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December 2016
At the MIT Energy Conference in March 2016, U.S. READ MORE
November 2016
The market for data centers is growing. It is being driven by many factors, including big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and intelligent computing that data centers make possible. READ MORE
October 2016
Automation is on the cusp of changing our lives—from the speed with which an ecommerce order is fulfilled, to the method we use to check in to our flight and travel to our destination. READ MORE
September 2016
Today’s contracting environment is characterized by tools that enable productivity. This includes technology solutions (such as project management software) that enable building operators and contractors to monitor and measure project completion.
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