The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has a new focus on IoT, specifically on bringing connected Bluetooth shelf labels and tags to retail and other settings. According to Ken Kolderup, chief marketing officer at the SIG, the organization is … [Read more...]
IoT news of the week for Oct. 28, 2022
LoRa networks for private messages? Although this article doesn’t get into actual implementation, I’m surfacing it because I think the idea is spot-on. In fact, when Amazon’s Sidewalk network was introduced in 2019, I suggested the use of LoRa … [Read more...]
Everactive launches dev kit as tech kicks batteries to the curb
Everactive, a company that has been making energy-harvesting sensors for industrial uses, has launched its first development kit as part of a strategic shift for the 10-year-old company. The kit will be available for sale next month and will let … [Read more...]
Podcast: Ecobee embraces radar sensors!
Did y'all know that almost a quarter of people who buy a smart home device, hire a professional to install it? That's just one of the facts I learned at the Parks Associates event happening this week in Dallas. We talk about that before focusing on … [Read more...]
The battery-free IoT revolution is here!
This is a good time to be excited about wireless technology that doesn't require batteries. As a flush of recent news proves, energy-harvesting technology is poised to move from pilot applications to scaled out use in the real world in the coming … [Read more...]