Each week, we scour the Internet superhighway for the latest and greatest Internet of Things news. From product launches to thought leadership articles, below are our five favorite IoT items this week.
This New Internet of Things Hardware Kit Is Amazing
Two leading technology companies have joined forces to concoct a speedier way of building Internet of Things prototype or test devices. Chip designer ARM and IT giant IBM devised a kit for testing out connected gadgets that lets hardware developers get started in just five minutes. Read more.
Smart Lock Lets You Open Doors With A Secret Knock
The makers of Sesame say smart locks could be a little more intuitive, and have developed a solution that, among other things, recognizes secret knocks to open up your door. Read more.
New Pebble Smart Watch Sets Kickstarter Records
Interest in smart watches is so intense these days that smart watch pioneer Pebble set new Kickstarter fundraising campaign records in just a few hours Tuesday with its latest product, the Pebble Time. Read more.
Small Data Is Driving The Internet Of Things
What many people don’t realize is that many IoT use cases only require small datasets. What is small data, you ask? Read more.
A Revolutionary Low-Power Radio Chip For The IoT
This week, at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ International Solid-State Circuits Conference, Chandrakasan’s group will present a new transmitter design that reduces off-state leakage 100-fold. At the same time, it provides adequate power for Bluetooth transmission, or for the even longer-range 802.15.4 wireless-communication protocol. Read more.