Embedded developers needing wireless connectivity for their IoT designs have many options, but they need to choose and apply RF connectivity with great care.
Low power wireless technologies are adapting to the Internet of Things by including IP connectivity and mesh networking.
The IIoT allows sensors to connect to the cloud, increasing reliability, safety, accuracy and convenience in remote monitoring applications.
When building a distributed smart system, designers must choose the communication architecture to minimize maintenance overhead and deliver superior capability.
Energy harvesting in wireless modules can eliminate battery use which decreases component size and increases the availability of wireless sensor modules.
A single-board computer (SBC) provides the key to connecting many types of edge equipment to the IoT to help reduce operating costs and boost profitability.
Development kits can jumpstart prototype designs for the IoT, so we look at two kits and how to get moving, using the watchdog timer function code example.
Jamming techniques and technologies as well as anti-jamming designs that allow communications to take place, even while under a targeted attack.
A look at several wireless sensor solutions along with supporting development/demo kits and architectural and protocol choices and their pros and cons.
Options to overcome interference in high reliability industrial control systems using different frequencies and protocols in transceiver devices and modules.
Exploring the different cellular options available for data transfer and their associated data rates you need.
LED-based lighting systems might drive the home automation industry sector IoT movement with ZigBee Light Link as the wireless LED lighting control standard.
Machine-to-machine (M2M) networks rely heavily on wireless connectivity, typically employing Wi-Fi and/or ZigBee, cellular modems (GSM, LTE, etc.), or a proprietary network interface to move data and control information between nodes.
Almost every system today is going wireless, and not just for connectivity to the Internet. Making systems wire-free for connectivity has almost become a mantra for companies.
This article discusses network connectivity methods for machine-to machine (M2M) connectivity for embedded systems and mobile/portable devices over point-to-point protocols.
To get started on a wireless system design, engineers can turn to a wide variety of low- to moderate-cost development/evaluation boards to evaluate the functionality of the chips they are considering.
The advancements in high powered LEDs have brought them to the attention of the lighting industry, positioning them as replacements for the current incandescent and fluorescent technologies.
There is hardly a consumer product today that does not have one or more wireless interfaces. Cell phones typically add Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® radios.
The monitoring of activity for people as operators in a world of M2M communications is moving from a dream to a practical and ubiquitous reality.
The automation space is making a transition from wired connectivity to wireless. The wireless control of systems is an essential part of the Internet of Things (IOT) world.