The Queen’s Gambit of IoT
Today is IoT Day, when those of us in the IoT community are encouraged to get together and learn from each other by talking. Now I don’t know about you, but I have some older kids, and distracting them with an invitation to sit down at the table to talk, normally doesn’t work out so well for the conversation. However, doing something together that they like and being in the moment of ‘doing’, can often open the d...
Smart heating features delivered via app
tado° customers have been delighted by a series of newly-launched smart heating features delivered via app updates, plus a new piece of hardware.
Cisco updates server portfolio for hybrid cloud world
Cisco has announced new server solutions supported by 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors to bring new performance and security capabilities to customers’ hybrid cloud infrastructure. Cisco and Intel, building on more than twelve years of technology innovations, continue to provide solutions to help customers solve new challenges posed by major technology shifts, including 5G and WiFi 6, artificial intelligence and machine learning,...
CloudLocate brings autonomy to constrained IoT devices
u-blox has introduced a service that offloads the position calculation from IoT devices into the cloud. The CloudLocate service will enable accurate positioning of even the simplest IoT devices with the most constrained computing, communications, and energy resources.
Renesas launches RX23W module with Bluetooth for system control
Renesas Electronics has introduced the RX23W Module with full Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy support for system control and wireless communication on IoT endpoint devices. Featuring the RX23W 32-bit RX MCU supporting fully integrated Bluetooth Low Energy communication, the new RX23W module is equipped with an antenna, oscillator and custom-matched circuit.
Re-opening retail safely with smart technology
Under plans set out by the Prime Minister, UK shops, hairdressers, gyms and outdoor hospitality and other non-essential retail outlets will reopen on 12th April in England. Although a welcome move for many, the reopening doesn’t come without significant safety concerns and rules in place to limit COVID-19 transmission. In this article, Matthew Margetts, Director of Sales and Marketing at Smarter Technologies looks into some o...
Cloud-to-device solution for over-the-air firmware updates
Winbond Electronics, Nuvoton, and Qinglianyun have introduced a fully integrated reference design for secure over-the-air (OTA) firmware updating of IoT devices which is secured from the cloud to the device’s code storage memory.
DFRobot bolsters Farnell's single board computer lineup
The Single Board Computers (SBCs), accessories and electronics tool kits range at Farnell has been expanded with the addition of DFRobot.
5 steps towards environmental compliance in your facility
Every business has an impact on the environment - along with legal obligations that it must fulfil. Facilities owners need to understand a variety of complex laws and legislation when it comes to environmental compliance. What are some of these obligations? And how can smart technology make implementing and demonstrating environmental compliance easier?
Secure vault achieves PSA Certified Level 3
Silicon Labs has achieved PSA Certified’s highest level of IoT hardware and software security protection. PSA Certified – a respected security body for Internet of Things (IoT) hardware, software and devices co-founded by Arm – awarded PSA Certified Level 3 status to Silicon Labs’ EFR32MG21, a wireless SoC with Secure Vault.