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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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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

November 4, 2016 13:37

Intel Joule packs laptop performance into tiny module

With serious performance and advanced capabilities shoehorned into a diminutive form factor , the Intel Joule 570x takes IoT development up a gear — or three.

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stuartChilds

Internet of Things

January 21, 2015 18:06

Wiring the Internet of Things with Intel Edison and Node-RED

A simple tutorial for wiring the Intel Edison and Node-Red, reading an analog temperature sensor and finally publishing data to the web.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

February 20, 2017 17:53

Easy LoRaWAN and more with LoPy

Prototyping friendly multi-radio platform is packed with plentiful features

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Milan_Yudkovich

Internet of Things

February 20, 2017 11:29

5 Steps connect SensiBLE to IBM Watson IoT Cloud

Play with IBM Watson IoT Platform Connect SensiEDGE's SensiBLE to IBM Watson IoT Platform in IBM Bluemix and watch live sensor data stream.

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pevans9463

Internet of Things

February 17, 2017 16:16

Creator at Embedded World

Meet the Creator team at Embedded World next month, we'll be at booth 4-629. You can grab a sneak peek at what we're showing or book a meeting. Alternatively bring your Creator Ci40 board and show us what you're doing

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

February 15, 2017 14:41

LoRaWAN Innovation Programme available to Calderdale Businesses

Access to prototyping hardware, training, a public LoRaWAN network and support

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Redstone

Internet of Things

February 13, 2017 09:12

Begin Your IoT Cloud Computing Adventures With An Imagination Technologies Creator Ci40 Kit

When it comes to contenders for serious IoT projects, the field is pretty narrow, despite the mass of low-cost 64-bit SBCs that have appeared in the wake of the Raspberry Pi's success. Ci40, however, is a challenger for the top spot.

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pevans9463

Internet of Things

February 10, 2017 15:00

Creator IoT Framework meets Node.js

The Creator-js-client brings together Node.js & Creator IoT Framework allowing data to easily flow all the way from tiny IoT edge devices through the Creator Ci40 IoT hub, and into your cloud application.

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pevans9463

Internet of Things

February 10, 2017 09:14

An IoT framework for scalable open source solutions

As anyone delving into the world of professional IoT can attest, finding a scalable, open-source, IoT framework that reliably & securely connects your devices to the cloud, can be challenging. Find out how Creator addresses these challenges.

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Fannie Wong

Internet of Things

January 10, 2017 10:35

Blind Control Using IOT-Hardware Setup (Part2)

Next let’s move on to the programming. Unzip the below file and open the sketch. Upload

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Fannie Wong

Internet of Things

January 10, 2017 10:33

Blind Control Using IOT- Designing and Enclosure with DSM (Part 3)

Part 3 in a series of articles where I will be showing you how to create a home automation system using Components and hardware which can be purchased from the RS Components website

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Fannie Wong

Internet of Things

December 20, 2016 10:04

How to control a Window Blind using IOT enabled hardware (Part 1)

A project to build a IoT controlled Window Blind, using Cayenne software and parts available from RS Components.

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EdBryning

Internet of Things

December 12, 2016 11:29

On The Road To Smart Cities

The reality of the Smart, Connected, Intelligent world is that a killer product application starts with a great product.

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Pete Wood

Internet of Things

November 30, 2016 15:52

What futuristic tech will you see in your life time?

RS have produced an interactive infographic to tell you more about what developments you are likely to see in your lifetime.

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