Kevin and I are at CES 2023 this week and eager for the show floor to open to see all of the new and crazy gear. But before we see the show floor, we had to slog through the planned news and media events, which we're talking about in this week's … [Read more...]
Podcast: Is Matter ready for its close up?
I'm in Austin this week, for Silicon Labs' Works With event, and while there I hosted a panel that provided a good sense of what is going to happen with the Matter smart home interoperability protocol. I think Kevin is a bit more optimistic than I … [Read more...]
Why messaging and texting over LoRa networks isn’t likely to happen
On our latest IoT Podcast episode, we take a question that Adam left on our IoT Voicemail hotline. Adam was thinking that the wireless spectrum used by Amazon Sidewalk and other decentralized LoRaWAN networks might be useful for communications. … [Read more...]
6 takeaways from this week’s Works With event
This week, Silicon Labs held its annual Works With event, covering all aspects of the IoT. While many of the sessions were aimed at engineers trying to learn specific skills for product development, the event held a few panels with a larger focus … [Read more...]
Can you make your own devices that work with Amazon Sidewalk?
On our most recent IoT Podcast episode, Chris called in asking about Amazon's Sidewalk network. He wants to know if he can make his own devices that work with Sidewalk now. Since this low-range, wide-area network only went live last month, it's a … [Read more...]