Category Archives Internet of Things

For centuries, people have been looking for ways to store electrical energy so that it can be used later on. While batteries offer a way to do this, they also have many weaknesses. Energy harvesting, on the other hand, uses sources of energy that are available in the immediate surroundings, anywhere and anytime. This technology […]

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? The lauded Internet of Things consists of everything, billions and even trillions of communicating devices, connecting and networking together. What will connect? The easier question is, what won’t connect? Society today wants their things to work together – seamlessly and simply – to make their life better. Imagine […]

Battery-less: A better way forward The challenges associated with battery-dependent wireless devices, discussed in “Powering the Internet of Wireless Things – Part 1”, threaten the growth of wireless sensor networks and open the door to EnOcean energy harvesting wireless technology. Designed to harness their power from their surrounding environment, energy harvesting devices are self-powered and […]

Wireless devices – they are all around us. Convenience has played a significant role in the embraced adoption of wireless devices, and the applications of wireless devices continue to broaden in their reach. Conservative projections speculate that the demand for wireless devices won’t slow down anytime soon either; in fact, it’s estimated that with the […]

Alors que, il y a peu d’années, nous pensions encore que le nombre de protocoles allait considérablement se réduire pour laisser place à quelques standards, nous assistons, ces derniers mois, à une véritable inflation avec notamment l’arrivée de Thread, Sigfox ou LoRa à grand renfort de communication… Confusion pour marché Smart Building Si l’émergence de […]

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