How can smart city networks benefit small towns?
Kerlink has demonstrated that smart city networks can deliver the same benefits for small towns that they do for metropolitan areas using LoRaWAN wireless technology. Saint-Grégoire, France, a city of 9,700 residents and a 17km²-area, has installed a customised IoT network aimed at reducing building energy consumption by 20%, cutting CO2 emissions and making use of city services more convenient.
Angle of Arrival technology enhances IoT asset management
ON Semiconductor has announced the availability of the Quuppa Intelligent Locating System for the RSL10, a low power Flash-based Bluetooth Low Energy radio System on Chip (SoC). Provided in a user-friendly CMSIS-Pack format, the solution allows manufacturers to design ultra-low-power indoor asset tracking applications with Direction Finding features and advanced Angle of Arrival (AoA) technology.
NB-IoT connectivity expanded to support IoT market
BICS has expanded its global coverage of NB-IoT connectivity in collaboration with French mobile operator, SFR. This will bolster BICS’ ability to directly embed 2G, 3G, 4G, NB-IoT and LTE-M/Cat-M1 connectivity in the devices of OEMs and IoT players via BICS’ SIM for Things IoT global solution.
OKdo strikes partnership with Google's Coral
OKdo is supplying a full portfolio of products from Coral, Google’s platform for edge AI. The partnership adds momentum to the company’s objective of becoming the go-to distributor of advanced single board computer (SBC) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology.
Energy harvesting LTE-M/NB-IoT connectivity solution
Sequans Communications and e-peas has announced the demonstration of a joint solution. This solution combines e-peas’ AEM energy harvesting IC with Sequans’ Monarch LTE-M/NB-IoT platform to provide a self-powered cellular IoT connectivity solution, in a very small footprint, that can operate indefinitely without batteries.
Transform IoT wares to revolutionise product portfolios
LEEDARSON IoT Technology has announced that its most-anticipated IoT devices and solutions will be on exhibit from the all-digital CES 2021, 12th-14th January. Applied intelligence is helping manufacturers and retailers next-level their digital products and amplify brands and merchandising by building on proven innovations developed by LEEDARSON’s top engineers and design enthusiasts.
Mouser extends IoT/AI products range
More products and resources aimed at developers of AI and IoT solutions are being introduced by distributor Mouser Electronics.
Experts present insights in Farnell's Industry 4.0 ebook
A new ebook titled “The Industry 4.0 Interviews 2020” has been released by distributor Farnell.
Remote patient monitoring - the key to better, data-driven healthcare
Remote patient monitoring is revolutionising healthcare. The Internet of Things (IoT), with its wearable sensors, connectivity, and big data, is yielding more effective health monitoring and disease prevention. By Mark Patrick, Mouser Electronics
Antennas deliver Wi-Fi 6 and WLAN performance
The W63RPC1 rigid embedded dipole Wi-Fi 6 antennas from Linx Technologies are now being shipped by distributor Mouser Electronics, Inc.