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Google specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, Cloud Computing, and software.

Year founded: 1988
Revenue: $66.0 billion (2014)
NASDAQ: GOOG

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  • SNAPSHOT
  • United States
    1998
    Public
    NASDAQ: GOOGL
    > $10b
    > 50,000
    Open website
  • IOT SOLUTIONS
  • There is the potential for 50 billion connected devices by 2020. Google Cloud Platform gives you the tools to scale connections, gather and make sense of data, and provide the reliable customer experiences that hardware devices require.

    With the potential for so many devices, companies need a network infrastructure that can sustain potentially millions of concurrent connections across a global user base. Google's Backbone Network has thousands of miles of fiber optic cables, uses advanced software-defined networking and has edge caching services to deliver fast, consistent and scalable performance.

    Many small devices are still capable of producing very large volumes of data. It is only through the insight of sufficiently powerful data analysis tools that these trickles of device data are turned into floods of valuable information. Google Cloud Platform is building a state-of-the-art suite of big data tools.
  • KEY CUSTOMERS
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  • CASE STUDIES
  • Google: DHL Supply Chain Growing Use of AR Glasses
    A picker with an RF scanner is constantly looking at the gun to get pick commands, hitting the confirm button and doing things in sequential fashion which is time consuming. Warehouse operations costs add up to 20% of the total logistics costs for DHL.
    Google: Google | Machine Learning Applied to Video Analysis Algorithms
    Due to the growth of video data on Internet, automatic video analysis has gained a lot of attention from academia as well as companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Google.  Video analysis, unlike image analysis, requires incredibly high speeds of efficiency and increased confidence intervals to accuratley discern the images in the video.  Creating these algorithms, these large tech companies have had to approach the problem from a creative and unintroduced algorithimic perspective.  
    Google: AGCO is Increasing the Efficiency of its Manufacturing Programs Using Glass
    The thorough inspection of a finished product is an essential step in the quality-control process. In the beginning, quality checklists were accessed using paper on clipboards. As technology improved, computers were utilized. But computers required additional time to access, and couldn’t be carried to the equipment being inspected. Tablets replaced computers, but were easily broken and expensive to replace.  
  • HARDWARE
  • Google: Google Glass Enterprise Edition
    Google Glass Enterpise Edition is developed by X (previously Google X) with the mission of producing a ubiquitous computer. Google Glass displayed information in a smartphone-like, hands-free format. Wearers communicated with the Internet via natural language voice commands.-Stay hands-on: Glass intuitively fits into your workflow and helps you remain engaged and focused on high value work by removing distractions. A quick ‘OK Glass’ can activate the right application for you at any time.-Work smarter: Access training videos, images annotated with instructions, or quality assurance checklists that help you get the job done, safely, quickly and to a higher standard. And Glass stays out of your way when you don't need it.-Instant expertise: Glass can connect you with coworkers in an instant, bringing expertise to right where you are. Invite others to ‘see what you see’ through a live video stream so you can collaborate and troubleshoot in real-time.
  • SOFTWARE
  • Google: Google Cloud IoT Core
    The Google Cloud IoT Core allows businesses to connect their IoT devices, build and host applications and websites as well as acquire and manage data. The Google Cloud IoT Core service integrates with many existing Gogle cloud analytics services Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Machine Learning Engine and the BigQuery big data analytics service.The Cloud IoT Core also enables for system integration by allowing businesses to securely connect their globally distributed devices on one central platform. Several IoT hardware and software companies such as Intel, Microchip, NXP Semiconductors, Sierra Wireless and Litmus Automation have utilized the Cloud IoT Core to build secure and sustainable applications and infrastructure.
    Google: ARCore
    ARCore is a software development kit developed by Google that allows for augmented reality applications to be built. 
  • MEMBERSHIP
  • OMA SpecWorks
    OASIS Consortium (OASIS)
    OASIS promotes industry consensus and produces worldwide standards for security, Internet of Things, cloud computing, energy, content technologies, emergency management, and other areas. OASIS open standards offer the potential to lower cost, stimulate innovation, grow global markets, and protect the right of free choice of technology.
    Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
    To advance the development and use of international standards and supporting services that promote geospatial interoperability. To accomplish this mission, OGC serves as the global forum for the collaboration of geospatial data / solution providers and users.
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