Evaluation of the power consumption of an autonomous IoT device The popular Arduino Uno micro-controller in combination with GSM/GPRS shields based on the SIM900 chip are quite popular as prototype platform for new developments or autonomous IoT systems. The main challenge to implement a true energy autonomous system is the considerable energy demand of this components […]
Cademis Weather Monitor is an environmental monitoring system which allows global access to sensor information from in and around your home. Based on established communicaiton standards and with our Open Access policy it will enable everyone to build a solution step by step. Follow these pages to get up and running or let us know […]
Two additional Galileo satellites are now in space and also additional projects have started to prove the core technology. By 2019 there will be 30 satellites in space and the system ready for civil applications. According to a report on 02elf.net two additional research activities (“automotive GATE” and “train Gate”) recently started. Goal of these […]
Its all about big data – Clarks places iPad based devices in shoe shops to support customers and improve the shopping experience. But as a nice side effect it also collects biometric data about your feet and process this data at its headquarters in order to get information on regional trends. Have a look at […]
Open data initiatives in Vienna, Amsterdam and Barcelona try to develop technologies to enable citizens to collect and share enviromental data. Main challenges seems to be the development of an inexpensive hardware platform with acurate sensor-data and stable communication technology. More at futurezone.at Bürger-Sensoren: ‘Smart City auf der Grätzel-Ebene’ – futurezone.at.