Category : IoT

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

Predictive Analytics: Why Is It Important?

During the 2010 FIFA World Cup, soccer fans around the world were absolutely captivated — by a German octopus. Paul, as he became known, correctly predicted the outcomes of all the games that the German national team played in and correctly predicted...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

Track-a-Watt: IoT to the Database

This is a companion post to my Track-a-Watt – IoT to the Database presentation. If I missed you at GLOC 2017, you can still catch it at KScope 2017 or OpenWest 2017. I’ve packed loads of stuff into this presentation, including: soldering (no software...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

All Things Open and the Internet of Things

In October 2017, Bridgera sponsored and attended the yearly All Things Open convention in Raleigh, NC. As the largest open-source technology event on the East Coast, All Things Open 2017 was packed to the gills with excited participants. Developers,...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

So You Want to Use LPWAN Technologies

Many forward-thinking businesses around the world are starting to experience the benefits that come from the use of the Internet of Things (IoT), which is also known as LPWAN tech. LPWAN tech stands for low-power wireless wide area network technology...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

Predictive Maintenance and the US Army

When the government saves money, we all win. Over the last four years, the U.S. Army has avoided about $15 million per year in operational costs by paying only for the cloud services it actually consumes. Working with IBM since September of 2012, thi...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

IoT Systems and Medium Range Radio Solutions

What happens when your IoT system requires you to have wireless IoT devices within an area of 30 meters and 100 meters? That’s where medium range radio signals really shine! With a plethora of different technologies to choose from, medium range radio...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

IIoT News Roundup: Where Is IoT Headed?

The holiday season is fast-approaching and it seems there’s always a never-ending list of tasks that need to be completed every year. Just like the holiday checklist, tech in the IIoT space seems to be ever-changing and expanding. As tech leaders and...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

Can Connected Devices Cure Addiction?

In terms of mental health conditions, addictions remain one of the most difficult to cure with their treatment involving a myriad of psychological, psychiatric, nutritional and lifestyle approaches. Over the last decade, connected devices have been e...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

Exploring Microcontrollers, Software, and Tools

I’m using many microcontrollers in my projects, and a lot more are available out there in the ecosystem. Like many others, I tend to select what I am familiar with. But is this the correct approach to select the hardware and tools for your next proje...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

It’s Different at the Edge

Sometimes it seems like technology development runs in a loop. We go from centralized to decentralized and back again — smart computers to dumb terminals and back to smart computers again. We moved to the cloud for seemingly unbounded compute resourc...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

November in IoT: MQTT and Smart Cities

Well, the winter bite is settling in over the northern hemisphere (happy summer to you southern readers out there), so it's as good a time as any to lock yourself in your workshop and get to work on the latest, greatest prototype! The themes in this...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

Using the Flick HAT for Raspberry Pi

The Flick HAT does gesture recognition, so you can tap, click, double-click, and move your finger on or above the mat. It's cool for controlling projects or for some random inputs. Sometimes you want to trigger events with a click on a special touchp...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

An Enterprise IoT Implementation Checklist

IoT technology is expanding its footprint in all major industries as forward-looking companies have already moved from the adoption stage to active implementation of IoT use cases and solutions for their business. IoT innovations are becoming critica...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

Restful API Interface Using Android Things

Building a RESTful API interface using Android Things is useful whenever we have to connect Android Things to an external system. This article explains how to build a RESTful API interface using Android Things so that other apps or applications can i...