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Why Farmers Are Tech Evangelists – IoT Institute

Corn Belt farmers and Silicon Valley engineers are converging as mobile apps and IoT technologies for agriculture proliferate. Tom Kaneshige | May 20, 2016 In Germany, a farmer drives his tractor and works the land like generations before him. The tractor is equipped with an iPad docking station. There’s a

LTE – is it the best way forward for IoT?

WHAT DOES LTE OFFER? The M2M and IoT markets face substantial disruption as new network technologies come to market that offer widely different speeds and capacities. 2G cellular connections are starting to disappear in some markets as 2G networks are retired to free up spectrum for 4G – LTE –

Introducing: The EAD Cellular Pentaband Waterproof Compact Omni Antenna

The Waterproof Compact Omni (WCO) series from EAD, is a range of antennas designed for outdoor deployments. Housed in a UVresistant, flame retardent, durable sheath, the WCO is a robust and sealed antenna solution for telemetry, telematics, metering, security and many other machine to machine applications. For cellular, GSM and

The Key Benefits of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing enables the sharing of resources to leverage economies of scale and maximize the effectiveness of the shared resources. Cloud resources are not only shared by multiple users, but are also dynamically reallocated based on demand. 5 Key Characteristics of Cloud ComputingThe definition of cloud computing includes 5 key

[WHITEPAPER] VIDEO BRIDGING SOLUTION PROMISES NEW LEVEL OF DESIGN FLEXIBILITY AND INNOVATION

[WHITEPAPER] VIDEO BRIDGING SOLUTION PROMISES NEW LEVEL OF DESIGN FLEXIBILITY AND INNOVATION A Lattice Semiconductor Whitepaper Ask embedded video system designers to describe some of the more intractable challenges they face and many will cite the rapidly evolving I/O landscape. Dramatic advances in mobile application processors, the rapid proliferation of

The time for AT&T 2G sunset is nearing – Symmetry Technical Marketing Engineer, Anuja Upale, Recommends Solutions from Industry Leaders Telit and MultiTech

Before LTE, it was easy to differentiate between GSM & CDMA modules. GSM modules use a SIM card where CDMA module do not. Therefore, AT&T & T-Mobile modules need SIM cards whereas Verizon & Sprint modules do not. With LTE it’s a little more complicated since ALL LTE modules need

IoT SECURITY – ARE YOU PREPARED? PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS WITH TELIT WIRELESS SOLUTIONS SECURITY EXPERTISE

Telit Wireless Solutions makes security simpler and stronger. As IoT continues to pervade all aspects of business and consumer activities, there are millions of endpoints to manage, vastly increasing the potential for malicious attacks. An IoT terminal represents a similar security risk to a cell phone or Wi-Fi hub so

[INFOGRAPHIC] Lattice Semiconductor New CrossLink programmable ASSP (pASSP) Interface Bridge for Image Sensors and Displays

Lattice Semiconductor has announce the new CrossLink device, the first programmable ASSP (pASSP) interface bridge for image sensors and displays that resolves interface mismatches between mobile application processors, image sensors and displays. The Lattice CrossLink solution is ideal for a variety of markets including VR, drones, cameras, wearable devices, mobile

DecaWave Presents: Why UWB-based location technology is taking off in embedded electronics for the IoT, Smart Home, and more

A string of top technology industry events kicked off 2016 and featured location-finding capabilities. The Intel® keynote at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, the Nokia booth at the 2016 Mobile World Congress and the Bosch keynote at Connected World 2016 showed off accurate location-finding and demonstrated how electronic devices can

Symmetry Electronics and Digi International Announce Global Distribution Agreement

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Symmetry Electronics and Digi International Announce Global Distribution Agreement    Entire Digi Product Line and Services Available Through Symmetry Electronics’ Global Network   LOS ANGELES and MINNETONKA, Minn., May 24, 2016 – Symmetry Electronics, a global distributor specializing in the distribution of wireless and video

[EVENT] Register for “The Applications and Industries Being Powered by Bluetooth” Webinar Hosted by Silicon Labs

Over the course of more than a decade Bluetooth has become ubiquitous, and we’ve seen the standard grow and develop with the demand for portable mobile devices. In this webinar, Silicon Labs will explore some of these industries, from the wearable revolution to its growing popularity beyond our personal space

SJSU Students Learn IoT With Aeris

Aeris SJSU workshopSan Jose State University’s Department of Computer Science recently collaborated with Aeris on an Internet of Things workshop. During late March and early April, over 30 computer science students came to Aeris offices to learn from how to apply technology solutions to real-world problems with the help of

New iC-Haus High Resolution CMOS Linear Image Sensors

iC-Haus iC-LFH Series are integrating light-to-voltage converters with 1024 / 960 / 640 / 320 pixels pitched at 12.7 μm with high fi ll factor. Each active pixel consists of a 12.7 μm x 600 μm photodiode, an integration capacitor, and a sample-and-hold circuit. The on-chip control logic facilitates operation

[WHITEPAPER] Telit Presents – ABI Research: IoT Solutions Engines for Enterprise Adoption M2M OR THE MORE RECENT NOMENCLATURE OF IoT IS GROWING AT A MASSIVE RATE.

M2M OR THE MORE RECENT NOMENCLATURE OF IoT IS GROWING AT A MASSIVE RATE. – Telit Wireless Solutions Available Whitepaper Every day over 500,000 net new thing and device connections are created. In fact, the number of thing connections will more than triple to over 5 billion connections in just

Lattice Announces First Programmable ASSP (pASSP) Interface Bridge for Mobile Image Sensors and Displays

Lattice Semiconductor has announce the new CrossLink device, the first programmable ASSP (pASSP) interface bridge for image sensors and displays that resolves interface mismatches between mobile application processors, image sensors and displays. The Lattice CrossLink solution is ideal for a variety of markets including VR, drones, cameras, wearable devices, mobile

Symmetry Presents: A Brief Explanation of the Differences between M2M and IoT

On the surface, M2M is strictly machines talking to other machines. IoT is everything talking to the internet, other “things”, and, ultimately, humans. M2M was the predecessor to IoT. M2M is machines exchanging information with other machines, not necessarily on the internet. M2M is realized to specific ends and is

Working on a Design that Requires High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection? Symmetry Electronics is a Certified HDCP 2.x Reseller

  Symmetry Electronics, a leading technical distributor of wireless and video embedded components and solutions is among a short list of distributors globally that can ship HDCP 2.x products, and the sole reseller within the associate group located in the USA. Symmetry’s expertise in connecting engineers to the right technology stems from deep knowledge

Semiconductors in Wearable Devices Market : Wearable Devices Evolve With Semiconductor Technology Advancements

This study discusses the opportunities of semiconductors in wearable devices and their impact on the industry till 2022. It provides the recent trends in the market, with significant proliferation of wearable devices, and the future of the semiconductors market, as well as technological trends. The wearable devices market is likely

Need to Secure Your Data? Runcore Elite III 2.5 SATA

Runcore Elite III 2.5″ SATA interface solid-state drive adopts advanced SSD controller and NAND Flash chip, which is compatible withSATA 2.0 protocol and support 3.0Gb/s transfer rate.The product supports mainstream OS, such as Windows\Linux\ Unix\ Solaris\ Vxworks . supports the storage capacityranging from 8GB to 256GB(SLC up to 128GB) and

Affordably Moving Real-time Sensor Information to the Internet!

North Pole Engineering next generation product, WASP-N, offers more features and functionality at about 25% lower price than WASP-B. Key features include:  Simultaneous management of various sensors protocols to include all of the ANT protocols (ANT/ANT+/ANT-FS) and the Bluetooth® Smart protocol.  802.11 b/g/n WiFi  On board memory

Arduino Primo base board features native Bluetooth low energy wireless connectivity and NFC Touch-to-Pair using Nordic Semiconductor nRF52832 SoCs

Nordic Semiconductor announced that Arduino – the world’s most successful open-source ecosystem for education, Maker, and Internet of Things (IoT) markets – has specified the Nordic Semiconductor nRF52832 Bluetooth® low energy (previously known as Bluetooth Smart) System-on-Chip (SoC) at the heart of its latest product: a low cost IoT-targeted programmable

Lantronix on “Why Every Healthcare Device Should be Connected to the Internet of Things”

There are myriad “things” that could benefit from having a Wi-Fi Internet connection, enabling access to devices and data anytime and anywhere. Whether it’s a vibration device monitoring commercial building disturbances or irrigation controllers charged with watering acres of plants at a theme park, the Internet of Things (IoT) provides

Designing for Industrial or Automotive? Micronas Dual Hall Effect Sensor with Independent Outputs

The HAL® 700 and the HAL® 740 are monolithic CMOS Hall-effect sensors consisting of two independent switches controlling two independent open-drain outputs. The Hall plates of the two switches are spaced 2.35 mm apart. The devices include temperature compensation and active offset compensation. These features provide excellent stability and matching

Arduino Primo Features Nordic Semiconductor SoC

Nordic Semiconductor recently announced that Arduino’s new Arduino Primo features its nRF52832 Bluetooth low energy SoC. The IoT-targeted Arduino Primo PCB features native Bluetooth low energy wireless connectivity and includes Near Field Communication (NFC), Wi-Fi, and infrared (IR) technologies. In addition to being able to wirelessly connect to a wide array of Bluetooth

[VIDEO] Introducing Simblee Development Kits and Fast Prototyping Eco-Systems

Simblee is IoT for connecting Everyone and Everything or as we like to say – IoT4EE. The Simblee end-to-end system incorporates Mobile, Bluetooth Smart, Mesh, Cloud and other forms of wireless connectivity. Simblee modules are tiny just 7mm x 10mm x 2 mm, and can fit into just about any

Telit LE910-NA1 is First LTE CAT-1 IoT Module to Receive Major U.S. Carrier Certification

Whether you have already deployed IoT projects in North America or are looking to start, you are likely debating what IoT module technology to select. The sunsetting of 2G in the US has been making the decision nearly impossible to take when you consider on one side the high costs

Using Gizmo 2 as a Multiboard Database Appliance For Cloud Computing

Database appliance using multiple Gizmo boards as micro-servers. The eight micro-servers operate in parallel, appearing on the network as a single logical database server. The system provides a means for a scalable, secure, self-managed cloud infrastructure that can be accessed securely from any device. Instructions Developer Abdul Ibrahim and his

IBM Scientists Achieve Storage Memory Breakthrough

For the first time, scientists at IBM (NYSE: IBM) Research have demonstrated reliably storing 3 bits of data per cell using a relatively new memory technology known as phase-change memory (PCM). The issue in the past has been PCM’s limited capacity and high cost; you can typically only store one

Register Today for “The Applications and Industries Being Powered by Bluetooth” Webinar Hosted by Silicon Labs

Over the course of more than a decade Bluetooth has become ubiquitous, and we’ve seen the standard grow and develop with the demand for portable mobile devices. In this webinar, Silicon Labs will explore some of these industries, from the wearable revolution to its growing popularity beyond our personal space

Lattice Announces First Programmable ASSP (pASSP) Interface Bridge for Mobile Image Sensors and Displays

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC), the leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solutions, today announced the industry’s first Lattice CrossLink™ programmable bridging device that supports leading protocols for mobile image sensors and displays. Systems with embedded cameras and displays often do not have the right type or number of interfaces, which

[VIDEO] This Device Plays Seinfeld Bass Riffs Every Time You Open The Door

If you’re anything like us, there must have been more than one occasion where you wished someone would play a bass riff from Seinfeld when you entered a room. Thanks to maker Caliixxs, this is now possible. He has built a clever door sensor that plays a collection of bass riffs

Raspberry Pi Zero Now Comes With an Onboard Camera Connector

The smaller, more affordable version of Raspberry Pi now comes with an onboard camera connector. The founder of Raspberry Pi writes that, with some “dumb luck” and some clever rearranging of the small computer board, the team was able to fit the connector on the side without much difficulty — and

Features and Benefits of a Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) Controller

Individual control loops that react to feedback are useful in many applications, specifically motor control. Motors that are highly precise are intricately stepped to position their armatures to exact locations. To achieve the best results, PID control algorithms have been designed. What is a PID Controller? The proportional-integral-derivative controller (PID

Lantronix Simplifies Enterprise IOT-Enablement With Enterprise Grade 802.11ac Wi-Fi Bridge Module

Lantronix, a specialized networking company providing smart IoT and M2M enablement solutions, launched the PremierWave® 2050 solution, an embedded IoT module designed specifically for applications where enterprise grade security and robust networking capabilities are mission critical. “For industrial and commercial OEMs involved in building connected machines, incorporating secure wireless connectivity

Antenova’s New Zhengi Antenna for Cellular applications

The Antenova Zhengi is intended for use with 3G + 4G LTE applications. Covers all 3G bands along with additional LTE bands (B7, B30, B38, B40, B41). This product specification shows the performance of this antenna in all workable bands. Features Antenna for 3G and 4G LTE applications including MIMO

Realtek End-to-End FTTdp Solution with 212MHz G.fast Solution

Realtek has released their RTL986x family Fibre to the Distribution Point (FTTdp) solution. Featuring pioneering 212MHz G.fast technology, the RTL986x family further enhances the data rate on copper twisted pair and coax to over 1Gbps at 100 meter distance. On the Distribution Point Unit (DPU) side, the RTL9864 quad port

Raspbian Update Gives Raspberry Pi 3 Way Better Bluetooth Support

If you’re working on a Raspberry Pi project, you’re probably interested in the “Internet of Things,” and if you’re interested in the “Internet of Things,” you’re probably all about Bluetooth. The Raspberry Pi 3 added Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to the ultra-popular, ultra-cheap tiny computer (you have to use third-party dongles

Three Things Missing in the IoT Landscape

The software and services market for the IoT is still very nascent, creating a major barrier to growth, according to Joe Biron, SVP of ThingWorx, an IoT platform at PTC, a major technology provider for the industrial sector. Specific technologies that could further that market still need development, and enterprise

[VIDEO] Silvertel PoE LED Lighting Demonstration Using Wi-Fi For IoT Applications

Silvertel has designed and developed a wide range of Power over Ethernet (PoE) modules, including the worlds smallest package and the highest power modules available. Silvertel manufactures different packages, output power and output voltages to suit a huge variety of different applications. PoE modules from Silvertel require minimal external components

Hirschmann Solutions GSM GPS UMTS WLAN SMA-m Adhesive Mount Antenna

The versatile GPS/GSM NCS Extra Slim antenna from Hirschmann provides a compact low profile design to fit in most space restricted applications. It is designed to fulfill ambitious cost targets and high technical requirements serving a wide frequency range from AMPS/GSM 850 up to WLAN. GPS/GSM—NCS Extra Slim antenna from

Ideal for Pharma Designs – CAEN RFID Wearable Bluetooth UHF RFID/BARCODE Reader

The vast majority of drugs and vaccines need to be shipped usually between 2 °C and 8 °C. Approximately one fifth of the total pharmaceutical market is represented by temperature-sensitive products. CAEN RFID‘s technology enables a real-time temperature monitoring using RFID smart sensor tags within shipping containers and readers located

Open-Silicon Focused on Developing Custom Semiconductors for a Wide Range of IoT Verticals

Over the last few decades the semiconductor industry has evolved from an emerging technology to one that enables new technologies. The industry’s evolution in some sense parallels the changes in computers, smart phones, tablets and the Internet. Just as the first two waves of the Internet era led to rearrange the

DecaWave Ships Its One Millionth Chip Just 2 Years After Launch of Production

2 years in production and the 1 Millionth DecaWave DW1000 chip is already on its way! DecaWave can’t tell what type of product it will be embedded in, as the need for micro-location is across the board. DecaWave chips are already embedded in industrial and consumer products and automotive is soon to

Opportunities for Budding Indian Startups in IoT Space from President of Aeris India, Dr. Rishi Bhatnager

Written by: President of Aeris India, Dr. Rishi Bhatnager The astonishing boom in start-ups in the M2M and IoT space in India is very rishi_bhatnagar_website.jpgfascinating and definitely highlights the untapped potential that exists with USD 15 billion domestic market in India. IoT’s potential to connect anything anywhere and manage physical

“Analog for the IoT, Part 1 of 7” – Featuring Silicon Labs Analog-to-Digital Converters

As the digital revolution races along at full pace, one may wonder whether analog devices are becoming obsolete or if they have been relegated to a “pad driver” function. In fact, several important industry trends are expanding the need for analog and mixed-signal circuits and part 1 (1/7) of our

Symmetry Electronics and Micronas to Exhibit at Sensors Expo 2016

SENSORS FROM MICRONAS – ROBUST AND EASY TO USE Micronas Hall-effect sensors can be found in virtually ever auto- motive and industrial application. Sensors from Micronas feature high quality standards and robustness – while operation is simple and at a low system cost.This saves time and cost in the design

Torex Synchronous Step-down DC-DC Converters with Internal 18V Drive Transistor Help Curb Demand for Enhanced Small Package Line-ups

A shift from LDO to DC-DC has noticeably gained strength in recent years in order to reduce standby power consumption. Power consumption also is being reduced in digital audio / visual equipment, large household appliances, and industrial equipment, and the demand for low power consumption by PFM control is increasing.

PathPartner Technology Stereo Correspondence Algorithm & Driver Drowsiness Detection Algorithm

PathPartner Technology is a provider of embedded multimedia technology for Automotive, Camera and Surveillance industries, specializing in development and optimization of vision algorithms running in real time for ADAS and Industrial Vision with wide expertise in image processing domain. With this unique expertise, PathPartner developed a Stereo Correspondence algorithm which

Video: An Introduction to the Lattice Semiconductor CP9612 Video Processor Starter Kit

The Lattice Semiconductor CP9612 Video Processor Starter Kit is based on the SiI9612 video processor that meets all HDMI processing requirements for Audio Video Recorders (AVRs), Blu-ray players, and other processors. The SiI9612 video processor contains many of the processing functions of Silicon Image Video Reference Series (VRS™) Clearview technologies.

End IoT Data Plan Billing Surprises and Hidden Overage Charges with Custom Telit Data Plans

IoT CUSTOM SIM CARDS AND CUSTOM DATA PLANS ONE CONTRACT – ONE BILL- TOTAL FLEXIBILITY IoT and M2M deployments can be complex and costly. Telit offers M2M / IoT SIM cards and custom data plans with roaming across different regions and networks around the world. Telit IoT Connectivity services are