Internet of Things

Using Drones to Make Our Railroads Safer


The US railroad industry has one of the most sprawling and immensely critical pieces of infrastructure in North America. When failures or other issues occur, maintenance is highly manual and primarily reactive. When a failure is identified, a maintenance crew must be physically deployed to correct the problem. These maintenance corrections take time, causing delays […]

Are You Thinking About Big Data When Doing IoT? – You Should Be


There is no denying the Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic. Gartner positions IoT as being at the peak of the ‘hype cycle.’ From a size perspective, these ‘Things’ can be anything, from a small sensor to a large appliance, and everything in between. The data transmitted by these devices, for the most […]

AWS Launches Internet of Things Competency


Today at the annual AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS launched a new competency program around IoT. Clearly this is a strong indication that the Internet of Things has arrived — and enterprises are leveraging AWS to make their IoT initiatives a reality. CTP is proud to have been named a charter launch partner […]

Ensuring Safety on the Railroad


Challenges Railpod was in need of a cloud-based and highly scalable IoT solution that was capable of ingesting real-time and batched data to ensure safer railroad infrastructure across the global railroad market. RailPod drones increase the frequency and quality of day-to-day railroad track inspections. Through advanced sensing technologies and data as a service, RailPod enables […]

CTP Hosts First IoT Cloud Symposium in Chicago


Cloud Technology Partners, together with AWS and Intel, held its first IoT Cloud Symposium aimed at exposing attendees to the exciting IoT projects in production today, as well as to help these attendees understand how the Internet of Things can transform their organization. The event featured a range of IoT industry experts and representatives from […]