Power consumption of autonomous IoT devices

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

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 […]

Galileo 7 + 8 in Space

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 […]

Clarks uses iPads to measure your feet and to collect biometric data

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 […]

Vienna Citizen Sensor Projekt

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.