Tag: IoT

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Iridium, Amazon Partner on Globe-Spanning Satellite IoT Network

Satellite communications giant Iridium has announced a partnership with Amazon’s Web Services arm to launch a globe-spanning cloud-powered communications network for the Internet of Things (IoT): Iridium CloudConnect. Based on Iridium’s constellation of 66 cross-linked communications satellites, Iridium CloudConnect ties the company’s satellites into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud… Read More
On Semiconductor's IoT Development Kit

ON Semiconductor Launches IoT Development Kit

ON Semiconductor has announced the launch of the Internet of Things (IoT) Development Kit (IDK), a development board ecosystem designed to make prototyping and test as rapid as possible. “ON Semiconductor recognised early on that something needed to be done about the disjointed situation that exists between the hardware and… Read More
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Google Acquires Xively for IoT PaaS Push

Advertising giant Google has announced it is pushing further into the Internet of Things (IoT) with the planned acquisition of cloud data platform Xively from current owner LogMeIn. Xively – originally a project of architect Usman Haque under the working name EnvironmentXML, then launching as Pachube (pronounced “patch-bay”) before being… Read More
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Mozilla Launches Things Gateway IoT Platform

Mozilla, the organisation behind popular open-source browser Firefox, has announced the release of a stable build of its Things Gateway, promoting its Internet-of-Things (IoT) focused Project Things initiative from a ‘hack’ to a launched – though early-stage – product. Originally unveiled as a prototype back in June 2017 under… Read More
3D Printed Wi-Fi Backscatter Sensor

Researchers Demonstrate 3D Printed Passive Wi-Fi Sensors

Researchers from the University of Washington have demonstrated wholly passive, electronics-free Internet of Things [IoT] sensors, produced on commodity 3D printers, which are nevertheless capable of transmitting data to nearby Wi-Fi receivers. Based on similar backscatter principles as radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, Vikram Iyer and Justin Chan’s work takes… Read More