ADTRAN IoT Gateway based on LoRaWAN technology supports Smart Building applications

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ADTRAN announced its Internet of Things (IoT) Gateway based on LoRaWAN technology.

This micro-sized, Bluetooth-enabled gateway will enable LoRaWAN network operators, service providers, VARs and solution integrators to easily add support for growing enterprise IoT initiatives to their service portfolios and generate new revenue opportunities.

Businesses are developing IoT strategies to increase visibility into operations and ultimately reach new efficiencies in productivity and costs.

Perfect for Smart Building applications, the enterprise can create more intelligent processes for a broad range of activities, including asset tracking, equipment monitoring, lighting controls, room occupancies, biometrics, motion sensing and contact tracing.

The ADTRAN 7310-08

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How to Use Website Traffic Analysis for Persona Development

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A persona is a detailed profile of a fictional person that represents a person with the characteristics of your target audience.

These characteristics can include age, gender, religion, geographic location, shopping behaviors, personality traits, and more, as well as trends in online behavior.

In this column, you’ll learn how website traffic analysis can help inform your persona development efforts.

What Information Do We Need for Persona Development?

Personas are built by companies trying to better understand their current consumer base. They can inform marketing strategies and help the company best resonate with any given target audience.

Historically, personas were built

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This outdoor gadget is like a weed-removal robot vacuum for your garden

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How Pixar’s character movement evolved to create ‘Soul’

Pixar gets its characters to move and emote by building them rigs and filling them with controls that allow animators to give them unique expressions and movements. “Toy Story 2” gave them the ability to adapt and reuse rigs for multiple characters, allowing a wide array of characters of all shapes and sizes. In “Finding Nemo,” animators learned how to make fish show emotions despite their lack of eyebrows. Major breakthroughs occurred during “The Incredibles,” in which animators now had the capability to give humans muscles and skin that moved

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Should I invest an IRA in bitcoin? How do I roll over old assets? These financial pros answer our retirement questions

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Young Americans have heard countless times that if they have access to a 401(k) plan, they should use it, or that they should be mindful of their spending so they can save for the future — but those pieces of advice, although helpful, are just the very basics for long-term retirement security. 

MarketWatch spoke with Roger Ma, certified financial planner and founder of advisory firm lifelaidout, as well as Jully-Alma Taveras, a financial educator and founder of personal finance site and community Investing Latina, to discuss what people in their 20s, 30s and 40s should know and do

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Ark Applications Announces Strategic Exit from Script, LLC |

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TAMPA, Fla., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ark Applications LLC is pleased to announce that they have successfully exited their growth equity investment in Script, LLC, an educational technology company located in Tampa, FL, to EMS LINQ Inc. of Wilmington, NC.

Script continues to deliver the industry’s most innovative approach to school workflow automation and digital forms enabling administrators and technology directors with solutions they need. Their platform has helped schools navigate the pandemic with a product to effectively register students, build configurable workflows that drive efficiency, and easily collect parent signatures to standardize processes that save

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Rocky Mountain partners with SEDC to launch countywide economic development website | Business

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GREEN RIVER — The Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition (SEDC) collaborated with Rocky Mountain Power to help in the funding of their new countywide economic development website.

The SEDC unveiled its new logo and marketing campaign in early March with the website going live on April 2. The partnership with Rocky Mountain Power is a part of its Coal Impacted Communities Program. SEDC was eligible for funding from RMP because of its focus on diversification and job enhancement for Sweetwater County.

“We appreciate the opportunity to support the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition’s mission to sustain and retain a strong, diversified business

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