Category : IoT

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Synchronizing Android Things With Firebase

This article describes how to synchronize Android Things with Firebase so that we can control an RGB LED remotely in real time. In more detail, this project shows how to control a remote RGB LED in real time over the air, changing some value in the...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Smart Data Exchange Will Enhance Smart Cities

When it comes to smart city innovation, it’s arguable that most use cases are not that exciting to the average resident. A connected garbage bin, traffic light or parking meter is not going to cause applause and adoration for city officials at least...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

When the Industrial and IT Security Worlds Collide

Peanut butter and jelly. Baseball and hot dogs. Lennon and McCartney. Sometimes, two things come together so perfectly, it’s like they were made to be together. Sometimes though, despite everyone believing it’s a match made in heaven, it takes a litt...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Farmers Using Leaf Sensors to Guide Smart Irrigation

I’ve written a number of times recently about the increasing digitization of agriculture, with huge amounts of data being generated to inform everything from irrigation to the health of livestock. One of the more interesting trends is the use of dron...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

IoT Use Case - Battery Powered Device

Battery-powered devices are comfortable to use but have also some major issues. Especially during the development, some important aspects must be taken into consideration, unfortunately it is not just replacing the power plug. In the first episode of...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Can You Program Without Code?

Here’s the question of the day: can you program without code? To even attempt an answer, we need to dig a little deeper. What is code, when you get right down to it? “If you think about it, programming language — code — is really just a means to an e...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

5 Key Factors to Selecting the Right IoT Platform

You have identified a market demand for an IoT Solution. You have a device and a communication channel strategy. How do you select the right IoT platform to provide the IoT Software capability needed to complete your solution and start addressing the...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Managing Project and Library Dependencies With Eclipse CDT

For several projects, I’m using library projects: I build a library and then use that library in another project. If I change something in a library, I want to run make both on the referenced libraries and rebuild my application if needed. If you don...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

What IoT Means for Business

In an era of technology where things are changing in a rapid way, businesses are also keeping up the pace to get to first place. In the present, the impact of the Internet of Things on business is huge. IoT has created the opportunity to drive busin...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Fitbit for Biomechanics

This year, I’ve covered a number of interesting technologies that aim to track movement. For instance, a 'smart suit'& developed by Carnegie Mellon utilizes real-time motion capture and visualization tools to operate effectively in any lighting. The...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Eclipse Unide: Establishing an Open Industry 4.0 Standard

Industry 4.0, or smart manufacturing, focuses on automating and exchanging data in manufacturing technologies. To achieve this, all the devices (machines, sensors, controller, software solutions, etc.) need to communicate with you and each other. In...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Customers Want Better Outcomes, not Smarter Products

To paraphrase Geoffrey Moore, smart “thing makers” are investing in IoT solutions for their customers today in order to generate more revenue for themselves tomorrow. Traditional hardware vendors are being commoditized and replaced whenever a cheaper...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

8 Reasons You Need IoT in Your Manufacturing Plant

The manufacturing industry is undergoing many changes. Those specializing in traditional manufacturing are finding it difficult to keep up with the changes. Perhaps the biggest change has been how traditional manufacturing has come under pressure to...