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Internet of Things has a big potential

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The Internet of Things—sensors and actuators connected by networks to computing systems—has received enormous attention over the past five years. A new McKinsey Global Institute report, The Internet of Things: Mapping the value beyond the hype, attempts to determine exactly how IoT technology can create real economic value.


McKinsey's central finding is that the hype may actually understate the full potential—but that capturing it will require an understanding of where real value can be created and a successful effort to address a set of systems issues, including interoperability.

To get a broader view of the IoT’s potential benefits and challenges across the global economy, Mc Kinsey analyzed more than 150 use cases, ranging from people whose devices monitor health and wellness to manufacturers that utilize sensors to optimize the maintenance of equipment and protect the safety of workers.

Their bottom-up analysis for the applications we size estimates that the IoT h…

Forestry China 2017 in Shanghai

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Forestry China 2017 is "A part of the WoodWorld series of exhibitions"  featuring International Forestry Management and  Technology, 7 - 9 March 2017, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), China.


ExpoDrev Russia 08 - 11 September 2015

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At the Ligna 2015 Expo, Hannover Messe, Germany, ExpoDrev Russia 08 - 11 September 2015 was promoting "The leading tradeshow for Siberia's wood based industries".

Forestry industry and technologyLogisticsAssembly technologySawmill equipment and technologiesWood industry and veneer productionsSolid wood workingFurniture industryBioenergy from wood Location: Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia

Venue: Siberia International Business Ceneter

Visitors: Professional visitors

Exhibition area (indoors/ outdoors): 14 000 m2


Expect to see innovative, and home-grown solutions from Africa

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We've been following the World Water Week in Stockholm since 1989 and seen the arrangements in the Swedish capital during the 90s but never had enough time to participate in the seminars.

Promise: one day KK-Net will be reporting about the event, the speeches and the presentations.

The World Water Week in Stockholm is a global event and it would be nice to be there and spread the news.

How could Finnish companies contribute and participate in the global change process? Which Finnish companies are participating? We need to find out. Kemira? Who else?




KWH Mirka Ltd. participated at Ligna 2015, Hannover Messe, Germany

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The Finnish KWH Ligna Ltd. participated at the Ligna 2015 exhibition in Hannover.