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@Sealevel: Telling a Good Story

My grandmother cemented into my memory “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story” from our hours around the Sunday dinner table, swapping stories.  So, when a potty-mouthed retiree-turned-guide – and my dear friend – said the same thing while we hiked Fairhead in the Glens of Antrim of Northern Ireland, […]

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There’s a sensor that does what?

A pulsing, glowing light bathes the room. Screens cover one wall. A man standing at a computer anxiously scrolls through data. Mechanical fans whir unpleasantly.  The man turns, exclaiming as he does so, “The sensors have been tripped! Evacuate everyone. Now!” What are these sensors? How do they get tripped? Is this real technology or […]

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Forestry Friday Spotlight: Corporate Responsibility for Restoring Ecosystems

The tragedy of Sierra Leone’s mudslides – which killed over 200 people earlier this week – is a severe reminder that we have a responsibility to sustainability. Heavy deforestation and poor urban planning combined with especially intense monsoons precipitated the disaster, creating rapid erosion and vulnerable communities. We mourn the loss of so many lives and […]

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Reducing the Regulatory Burden with IIoT

The regulatory burden is a fact for every industry, from hospitality to manufacturing. It’s time-consuming and expensive to fill out reports, and the cost of compliance seems to increase every year. However, breaching regulations could be the end of your business. So, can technology make things easier for business owners? The answer is a resounding […]

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Made in America: Celebrating Conservation Entrepreneurs

As a company that values our “American Made” promise, we like to honor other innovators whose work bolsters America. Among our heroes is John Muir, credited as the “Father of the National Parks.” Though himself not made in America, he made a lasting mark on the United States by founding the American conservation effort. He […]

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Why the Cloud is Essential for IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing everything. For example, manufacturing is about to receive a huge boost in efficiency thanks to the rise of smart factories with millions of sensors and controllers that offer crucial real-time performance data. If you’re thinking that having millions of independent smart devices sounds like a major logistics challenge […]

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Five Nations Leading the Renewable Revolution

One by one, the nations of the world are switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. For some, it’s a matter of environmental protection; for others, it’s about seeking energy independence. Either way, the change is happening, with around a quarter of the world’s energy coming from renewable sources. The U.S. creates a huge […]

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Goodbye Gridlock: How Technology is Making Traffic Signals Obsolete

Next time you’re stuck at a red light for what feels like an eternity, console yourself with this thought: the era of traffic signals is coming to an end. Smart cars and connected cities offer a whole new way of managing traffic, meaning that soon you’ll be able to sail through every intersection without worrying […]

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Digital Twins: A Vital Tool for Big Industry

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will create huge amounts of data which can be used to improve productivity and lower costs. This is a heartening statement for upper management who love spreadsheets, but what does it mean for the people doing hands-on, practical work? For example, what about the factory manager or technician who […]

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@Sealevel: Meet Wallace and Learn to Love 3D Printing

“That’s amazing!” (or some variation) are usually the first words people say when I show them a 3D printed object. That I created. On my home 3D printer. Hi, I’m Wallace and I work in the marketing department at Sealevel. I’m responsible for the website and most of the product photography you see on the […]

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