Major publications are really worried about Alexa, Siri, and Google's digital assistant these days. That's because, so far, these products aren't using generative AI, a set of machine learning models that are trained to guesstimate the next set of … [Read More...]
Need a smart switch without a neutral wire? Here are some options.
On a recent Internet of Things Podcast, we took a voicemail from our podcast hotline asking about replacing an old X10 switch. The caller said the X10 switch isn't working with new LED bulbs due to the lower voltage and he needs a replacement switch. … [Read More...]
IoT news of the week for March 24, 2023
Why did the average number of smart home devices per home drop? The average smart home has 7.1 smart home devices, according to Parks Associates, which released new data this week. The research firm does clarify that when we look at all U.S. homes, … [Read More...]
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Podcast: Making meaning from Matter product delays
This week's show starts off with our take on Belkin deciding to hold off on releasing Matter products, and an update on Matter plans from other vendors including Wyze and Yale. We also talk about … [Read More...]
With others in the dark, Nanoleaf lights the way with Matter-certified bulbs
The path to finding more Matter-certified devices is a little easier to navigate today: Nanoleaf announced three lights that work with the new smart home standard. Two of the bulbs are A19 and BR30 … [Read More...]
What exactly is a unified LPWAN and why do we want one?
This is the year of the Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN). And much like in home or even industrial networks, where multiple wireless protocols cozy up to one another, when it comes to blanketing … [Read More...]
Connectivity has changed the needs of the embedded market
At Embedded World this week, companies are showing off embedded chips with more of everything: more memory, more performance, more accelerators, more software options, more cloud integrations, and … [Read More...]
IoT news of the week for March 17, 2023
Qualcomm releases 5G modules designed to work in the IoT: At Embedded World Qualcomm released new integrated 5G modules that support four operating systems found in the IoT. The new processors will … [Read More...]