IoT

SiFive Unveils the First RISC-V-Based Arduino

https://blog.hackster.io/sifive-unveils-the-first-risc-v-based-arduino-a4d07fe7f21f  “Arduino Cinque” is based on SiFive’s Freedom E310 — the industry’s first commercially available RISC-V core — running at 320MHz. Aside from the SoC, an onboard ESP32 chip provides support for 2.4GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Connected lighting may be the IoT killer app | EDN

http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/eye-on-iot-/4458410/Connected-lighting-may-be-the-IoT-killer-app?utm_content=buffer341aa&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer The business model for adding IoT connectivity to lighting promises positive return on investment. The push of government-mandated energy reductions is one factor. It is easier, he noted to meet regulatory standards if you can control the light bulb itself. Shutting down lights when rooms (or even sidewalks) are empty or remotely via phone

Arrow IoT Summit to 18.5.2017

http://iotsummit.fi/ Arrow Electronics today organized a IoT Summit event focusing on the Internet in Helsinki. According to Andrew Bickley, who is responsible for marketing the company’s IoT solutions in Europe, IoT is moving from management speeches to implementation. And usually, customers need ready-made solutions. – companies that develop IoT-based services that do not understand the

What to expect from Google I/O 2017

https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/16/what-to-expect-from-google-io-2017/?utm_source=tcfbpage&sr_share=facebook Google’s annual I/O developer conference starts on Wednesday. I ecpect it to be full of news and announcements. The next version of Google’s mobile OS – Android O will likely be revealed.  Android is going to work beyond smartphones and tablets. Android O could bring additional VR features.  Google pushes Wear and Wear-related tech and development

Google’s new IoT Core service helps businesses manage their IoT data and devices | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/16/google-launches-cloud-service-to-manage-internet-of-things-data/?utm_source=tcfbpage&sr_share=facebook Google Cloud launched a new Internet of Things management service today called Google Cloud IoT Core that provides a way for companies to manage IoT devices and process data being generated by those devices. It works with Google’s software services like Google Cloud Dataflow, Google BigQuery, andGoogle Cloud Machine Learning Engine. Customers can work with third-party partners like ARM, Intel and

How smart is it to deploy smart meters on the smart grid? | EDN

http://www.edn.com/design/power-management/4458391/How-smart-is-it-to-deploy-smart-meters-on-the-smart-grid-?utm_content=buffer93829&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Conventional grids are ‘dumb’ and ‘blind’ since they do not monitor themselves using various modern sensor technology like those deployed in a typical smart grid architecture. In a smart grid architecture, numerous sensors are deployed throughout the grid infrastructure that can monitor, test, and communicate. This may even lead to self-repair and healing/removing and

How to Save Money and Reduce Risk Developing a New Electronic Hardware Product

https://blog.hackster.io/how-to-save-money-and-reduce-risk-developing-a-new-electronic-hardware-product-1d554c5bb762 Bringing a new electronic product to market is generally difficult, risky, and expensive. To succeed, and make it to eventual profitability, you need to focus your early efforts on minimizing risk and cost. This article gives tips if you plan to go to hardware business.  Here is another related article worth to read: Let’s

Smart Contact Lens Detects Diabetes and Glaucoma – IEEE Spectrum

http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/materials/smart-contact-lens-detects-diabetes-and-glaucoma In research described in the journal Nature Communications, the UNIST researchers used graphene-nanowire hybrid films to serve as conducting, transparent, and stretchable electrodes.  Both the graphene and the silver nanowires contribute indispensible properties. This contact lens should be able to pick up indictors for intraocular pressure, diabetes mellitus, and other health conditions, according to the researchers. Add