The world’s population is growing, and, as such, more food will need to be produced to feed the expanding population.
What are companies and consumers really looking for from the IoT (Internet of Things)?
Bluetooth 5 is coming with longer range, higher speeds, and increased broadcasting capacity, making it a wireless RF (radio frequency) protocol for low-power, mobile personal networks, and remote controls, as well as longer-range building and IoT (Internet of Things) networks.
The next frontier for Iridium Communications Inc., www.iridium.com, was breached on January 14, 2017, with the launch of its first 10 Iridium NEXT satellites.
Clinicians and other healthcare end-users hope the digital revolution in consumer applications and in other industries will begin happening in healthcare.
It’s no secret that AI (artificial intelligence) and complex algorithms, fueled by big data and deep-learning systems, are quickly changing how we live and work.
Category M1 (Cat-M1) LPWA (low-powered, wide area) technology combines lower cost, broader coverage, and better battery life with the globally available and secure LTE infrastructure, and is expected to enable more connected objects.
Verizon, www.verizon.com, recently certified the Monarch LTE Platform, a LTE Cat M1 chip set from Sequans Communications S.A., www.sequans.com, to operate on Verizon’s 4G LTE network.
According to information technology research firm Gartner Inc., www.gartner.com, Stamford, Conn., the IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystem is growing with 6.4 billion objects connected in 2016 and 20.8 billion connected by 2020.
A study issued by the World Economic Forum projects 10% of U.S. vehicles will be driverless by 2026. AT&T, www.att.com, is teaming with the American Center for Mobility, www.acmwillowrun.org, to speed the development of self-driving vehicles with the Center providing the space to explore, create, and safely test driverless technologies.
The first carrier-grade IoT network was rolled out in Canada by eleven-x, www.eleven-x.com, a software developer specializing in wireless communications.
Enabling high-precision sensing will be critical for future autonomous driving.
Samsung Electronics, www.samsung.com, a provider of advanced component solutions, aims to advance smart lighting with a new lineup of chip-scale LED packages and a new smart lighting module that will simplify IoT (Internet of Things) lighting applications.
Keeping data safe and secure is a constantly evolving juggling act. As consumers and businesses adopt more connected devices and systems, more balls are thrown into the air.
The ability for machines to become “smart” by collecting and even interpreting data is enabling the IIoT (industrial Internet of Things). A new smart sensor that offers the additional benefits of 3D imaging is now available from ifm USA, www.ifm.com.