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Internet Of Things Connectivity Options Come Into Focus

Normally, silicon chip announcements don’t catch my eye. This is not to say that chips are unimportant; they are critical to achieving the goals for the IoT. Generally, however, I tend to take a higher level and more holistic approach to IoT subjects. That’s why, when 3 recent announcements caught …

Internet of Things

How the gurus behind Google Earth created 'Pokémon Go'

If you spotted dozens of people silently congregating in parks and train stations over the weekend, they were probably just busy trying to catch a …

FPL Customers Benefit from Smart Grid Technology Investments

Florida Power & Light Co.'s investments in developing a stronger and smarter grid continued to pay off for its customers in 2015, contributing to the …

The industrial internet of things data economy

<i>This article first appeared in the Winter 2015 issue of OnWindows.</i><p>In today’s economy, many businesses within the manufacturing and process industries …

The Sensor Swarm Arrives

One of the first stages in the realization of this sensor-dominated world, the Internet of Things (IoT) requires technologies that can take on …

12 fascinating optical illusions show how color can trick the eye

The Internet erupted in an energetic debate yesterday about whether an ugly dress was blue and black or white and gold, with celebrities from Anna Kendrick (white) to Taylor Swift (black) weighing in. (For the record, I’m with Taylor – never a bad camp to be in.)<p>It sounds inane, but the dress …

Anna Kendrick

Noise Spectral Density: A “New” ADC Metric?

Over the past decades, the high-speed analog-to-digital converter (ADC) performance metric that mattered to most has changed, albeit slowly. …

Microcontroller

Here's Why 'The Internet Of Things' Will Be Huge, And Drive Tremendous Value For People And Businesses

Estimates for Internet of Things or IoT market value are massive, since by definition the IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire consumer, business-to-business, and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of …

Internet of Things

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Burj Al Arab

Understanding Spurious-Free Dynamic Range In Wideband GSPS ADCs

Many analog input specifications should be considered in selecting a wideband analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for a high-performance system, such …

Engineering

Chipolo Is Another Thing That Lets You Track Lost Items Using Your Smartphone

Slovenia has became a hotbed for hardware startups during the past year and the newest one to come out of this Southeast European country is Chipolo – a simple to use Bluetooth-based item finder for iPhone and Android.<p>Designed and developed by two startups, Geartronik and Nollie Apps, Chipolo is a …

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Internet of Things