A connected lighting kit and associated software environment provide a comprehensive platform for developing mesh network automation applications.
Use an Arduino compatible shield and baseboard as a complete soil monitoring solution, as well as a development platform for custom designs.
Here is a quick and inexpensive circuit that can be used to generate pseudo-random binary sequences and white noise.
Proprietary RF and standard Bluetooth radios have their advantages, but a semi-custom solution can greatly lower cost, while allowing differentiation.
Designers can add low-power, 9-axis motion sensing to their MCU-based designs with minimal effort using a 3mm x 3mm TDK InvenSense module.
IoT gateways provide a drop-in solution to the problem of bridging low-power wireless networks to the Internet of Things.
Field-oriented control optimizes AC motor usage by providing greater precision and energy savings.
Developers can pair a Raspberry Pi 3 with development kits that provide quick access to Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant capabilities.
Switch mode power supplies offer high efficiency and small volume so it’s worthwhile learning how to design or select the best one for the application.
Energy harvesting PMICs allow remote wireless sensor node implementation.
To get higher voltages from low voltage inputs, designers need to understand and implement a boost regulator following important guidelines and trade-offs.
Utilizing digital controllers for lighting applications provides system flexibility.
Each of the many short-range wireless technologies has unique benefits, requiring careful attention to product complexity, power consumption, and cost.
LED driver reference designs and IoT development kits offer proven solutions for connected lighting solutions.
Galvanic isolation of analog sensor signals is needed in IoT designs but designers need to choose between magnetic, optical, or capacitive barriers.
Having an understanding of op amps, makers, DIYers, and professional designers can condition sensor signals to match their digital processor’s analog input range.
Adding additional sensors to Smart Lighting enables greater functionality.
Examine the three measurement techniques available in modern digital oscilloscopes and learn how best to use each of them to yield fast, accurate, and complete measurement results.
An LTE Cat M1 modem provides a rapid development solution for low-cost, low-power, wide area IoT wireless applications.
Utilizing Near Field Communication for secure and simple Bluetooth Low Energy device pairing.