30. June 2017 · Comments Off on Verizon’s LTE SmartHub Goes All-Cellular for Internet and Home Automation, Unike FiOS Quantum · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

Verizon Wireless just launched SmartHub, a 4G LTE router (hot spot) and home-automation hub that shuns wired broadband for an all-cellular connection. The product is at odds with the Z-Wave-enabled Quantum gateways offered by Verizon FiOS.It’s complicated: The two Verizon units operate autonomously.

Source: Verizon’s LTE SmartHub Goes All-Cellular for Internet and Home Automation, Unike FiOS Quantum – CE Pro

02. April 2016 · Comments Off on CeBIT Keynoter Focuses on Securing the ‘Things’ in IoT · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

In July 2015, two cyber security researchers demonstrated to a reporter at WIRED magazine how they could remotely control a Jeep Cherokee after having hacked the onboard entertainment systems to gain control of the vehicle. The wireless “zero-day exploit” led Chrysler to recall 1.4 million vehicles to update their security systems, at considerable cost to the Chrysler bottom line and a collective scary bother to its customers.

Source: CeBIT Keynoter Focuses on Securing the ‘Things’ in IoT

27. March 2016 · Comments Off on The IoT technology piece no one is talking about · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Do an image search on Bing or Google for “Internet of Things Building Blocks” or similar and you’ll find a plethora of visual depictions of tools and technologies that go into making the entirety of the IoT. A couple of examples can be found at Manuscrypts.com and Techcrunch.com. In short, you can find references to all manner of technology: hardware, wireless/wired infrastructure, cloud, app development frameworks, and more. No doubt, these are needed to manifest the many solutions that fall under the IoT umbrella.

Source: The IoT technology piece no one is talking about – Embedded Computing Design

11. October 2015 · Comments Off on Q&A: Smart homes are not just about fancy gadgets, says Lutron Techgoondu · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Smart homes are still an alien concept to many home users in Singapore, despite the country being one of the most wired up in the world. The reason – home owners often find the technology unfamiliar and deem the costs too high.That is about to change, say a new wave of smart home vendors using technologies that will bring costs down through the same mass market mechanics as PCs and smartphones.One of them, lighting control company Lutron Electronics, has been developing automated lights, sensor-based dimming and remote controlled window shades which don’t require an electrician to install.

Source: Q&A: Smart homes are not just about fancy gadgets, says Lutron Techgoondu

30. September 2015 · Comments Off on Synopsys accelerates development of IoT designs with IP portfolio · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Synopsys, Inc. has announced a portfolio of IP optimised to address the security, wireless connectivity, energy efficient and sensor processing requirements for a range of IoT applications such as wearables, smart appliances, metering and wireless sensor networks.The DesignWare IP portfolio for the IoT includes power and area efficient logic libraries, memory compilers, non volatile memory, data converters, wired and wireless interface IP, security IP, ultra low power processor cores and an integrated sensor and control IP subsystem.

Source: Synopsys accelerates development of IoT designs with IP portfolio