Location awareness is a term that’s in vogue. It’s sort of like positioning, but not exactly. And what’s the top application for location awareness? Cattle tracking. Yup, you heard right. Cattle farmers have too much at stake (or should I say steak) to not invest in the latest technologies to maintain their investments. In this week’s Five Minutes with…discussion, I spoke to Dr. Jens Albers, the CEO of Nanotron Technologies where we discussed location awareness, cows, and a herd of other topics.
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Richard Nass is the Executive Vice-President of OpenSystems Media. His key responsibilities include setting the direction for all aspects of OpenSystems Media’s Embedded and IoT product portfolios, including web sites, e-newsletters, print and digital magazines, and various other digital and print activities. He was instrumental in developing the company's on-line educational portal, Embedded University. Previously, Nass was the Brand Director for UBM’s award-winning Design News property. Prior to that, he led the content team for UBM Canon’s Medical Devices Group, as well all custom properties and events in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Nass has been in the engineering OEM industry for more than 25 years. In prior stints, he led the Content Team at EE Times, handling the Embedded and Custom groups and the TechOnline DesignLine network of design engineering web sites. Nass holds a BSEE degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.Follow on Twitter More Content by Rich Nass