Zigbee & Z-Wave (in the Home)

So, you’re excited by the idea of a Smart Home? You like the idea of motion detectors detecting you walking in and turning the lights on for you? You dream of saying things like “Alexa, turn the kitchen lights off”, “Hey Google, turn the temperature down by 1 degree”, or “Siri play ‘Game of Thrones’”?…

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Other IoT (Besides BLE)

I wanted to let you know that there are other IoT protocols out there besides BLE. We hear a lot about BLE, and last time, I wrote a lot about the operation of BLE. This time I want to write about other alternatives. This isn’t going to be a comprehensive list but, hopefully, will give…

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The Fun Side of the Internet of Things (IoT)

The Fun Side of the Internet of Things With so many, more serious, applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) it is nice to see development of applications that are “just for fun”. The Internet, as we all know, is the thing that makes the world go around. We use it in pretty much every…

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