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Internet of things

The Internet of Things (also referred to as IoT), is the increasing use of cheap and easy to program hardware to add internet and other types of connectivity to everyday objects.

With billions of devices expected to be connected to the internet, each with its own ID, the number of devices already connected to the internet exceeds the number of humans on the planet two-fold.

 

 

From industrial machines ordering parts for their own servicing schedules to a print room printer ordering toner, the list is growing incredibly fast..

The items we can relate too such as smart home-based devices that you can control from your smartphone are becoming the norm, but it’s the industrial and business sectors, such as retail, agriculture and smart buildings where the real growth is anticipated in the coming years. The detailed data collected from these devices can be utilised in many ways and when analysed can help improve business process as well as enrich the lives of individuals.

 

 

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Internet of Things

June 22, 2017 10:11

Develop Groundbreaking IoT Designs with the PSoC® 6 BLE Pioneer Kit

Develop ground-breaking designs for the IoT with the PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit (CY8CKIT-062-BLE). This kit features Cypress’ PSoC 6 MCU: Purpose-built for the IoT, as well as a number of Cypress solutions to make next-generation IoT design easy.

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January 11, 2018 10:42

Ignite Your Next IoT Design with Industry-Leading Cypress WICED® Wi-Fi

With the advent of the IoT, more and more devices are being connected to the internet than ever before. Cypress’ latest Wi-Fi Dev Tool, the WICED Wi-Fi CYW43907 EVK, enables engineers to bring their ideas to life quickly in an ever-changing market.

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  • bjoukhadar

    14 hours ago

    Interesting topic. I'd be curious to see how well this works in practice. What sort of range can you get?
  • Xamian

    1 day ago

    So, you expect that to replace rj45? Is anybody but HRS producing those connectors? My guess is no.
  • GreigRS

    1 week ago

    Thanks Boss - certainly a lot here to keep me going.
  • kares

    1 week ago

    Yes, you can run ethernet on unshielded twisted pair. However normally it requires a different electrical setup. You may use a different PHY, like BroadR-Reach.
    "BroadR-Reach technology is an Ethernet...
  • Boss

    1 week ago

    Hi GreigRS If you haven't used this it is worth investigating.
    A free PDF search engine specifically for scientific publications, I have used this for research in scientific and technical areas,...
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January 16, 2018 09:59

Can art help us think harder about technology?

Artist and regular DesignSpark blogger Nye Thompson discusses how she uses her art to explore and highlight real-life technology issues.

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Internet of Things

January 11, 2018 10:42

Ignite Your Next IoT Design with Industry-Leading Cypress WICED® Wi-Fi

With the advent of the IoT, more and more devices are being connected to the internet than ever before. Cypress’ latest Wi-Fi Dev Tool, the WICED Wi-Fi CYW43907 EVK, enables engineers to bring their ideas to life quickly in an ever-changing market.

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January 8, 2018 09:43

Blockchain and IoT

Could there be a new revolution, or in fact an evolution of the internet as we know it? Most people know or have heard of Bitcoin but what about the technology behind it, this is something called Blockchain and it could be the next big thing.

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1 week ago

Deep learning and neural networks

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December 29, 2017 09:56

Things Network Hardware Makes LoRaWAN Easy

Official hardware from The Things Network expedites LoRaWAN application development.

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December 22, 2017 10:55

Energy harvesting, a solution for sensor nodes used in IoT

Murata introduced a series of energy saving devices which can be used as a power supply or secondary battery for backup in various applications such wearable devices and healthcare

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December 19, 2017 15:12

IoT your critical process elements

Critical elements within your process facility shouldn't just be left to chance. Just imagine the cost of an unexpected breakdown at the peak time. By using IoT nothing is left to chance.

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December 15, 2017 09:03

Murata LPWAN technology - CMWX1ZZABZ-078 Module

New ultra compact, low-cost, low-power-wide- area-network (LPWAN) wireless module that supports the LoRaWAN & Sigfox long range wireless protocol. Typical applications - Smart metering - Wearables - Tracking - M2M - IoT edge nodes

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December 11, 2017 10:04

IoT connected motors for smart asset management

Data collected from IoT connected devices can help you understand more about the process facilities you have running. One of the most important aspects of industry is understanding how your motors are performing.

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December 8, 2017 15:03

WND UK offers unrestricted network access for start-ups in a drive to boost IoT innovation

‘Network for nothing’ – Small businesses offered Sigfox gateways, installation, maintenance and connectivity for up to 100 device subscriptions anywhere in the UK…at no cost!

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December 8, 2017 14:14

Art and technology

How are contemporary artists using and addressing technology in their work? Artist and DesignSpark blogger Nye Thompson provides a window into the fertile space where these two worlds collide.

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