Lighting en Apply Deep Learning to Building-Automation IoT Sensors <div class="node-body article-body">Real-time systems like smart sensors in commercial buildings are taking advantage of the richer computation level of deep-learning-based technology.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Lighting Engineering Essentials Embedded Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:53:00 +0000 878561 at Weightless Moves Toward Single Low-Power Wireless Standard <div class="node-body article-body">The Weightless Special Interest Group recently announced that it would join Europe’s standards body to develop a new low-power wireless standard using ultra-narrowband airwaves.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topics IoT Lighting Mobile Wireless Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:55:00 +0000 877061 at <p>Sensors that wirelessly&nbsp;monitor how many cars are using a parking garage. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">Steven Lilley</a>/Flickr).</p> Solar "Day Lamp" Also Powers FM Receiver <div class="field-byline"> Poonam Deshpande </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A basic combination of a photovoltaic panel, multiple LEDs, and a small dc-dc regulator can provide light in dark corners while also offering a modest auxiliary dc-power rail.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Lighting Analog Ideas for Design Power Thu, 19 May 2016 13:44:00 +0000 875691 at IoT—the Industrial Way <div class="field-deck"> What is Industrial IoT? Find out how it differs from the consumer IoT applications and why it is important to industrial applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is Industrial IoT? Find out how it differs from the consumer IoT applications and why it is important to industrial applications. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Lighting Medical Dev Tools Embedded Wed, 18 May 2016 16:50:00 +0000 875621 at Nest, Feeling Lonely, Loosens Thread from Smart Thermometers <div class="node-body article-body">Nest, the smart home division of Google parent Alphabet, has released a public version of Thread, a networking protocol that it developed to connect smart household devices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topics IoT Lighting Dev Tools Thu, 12 May 2016 19:40:00 +0000 875491 at <p>Nest Labs&#39;&nbsp;thermostat. Nest has released a public version of Thread, the networking protocol that it uses to connect smart thermostats and other products.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Nest Labs).</p> Hardware Design Guide to Smartphone Ambient-Light Sensing <div class="node-body article-body">The backlight of the LCD panel in a smartphone accounts for about 40% of the device’s total power consumption, so the ability to adjust its brightness in response to ambient-light levels becomes a key design challenge. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Android Lighting Mobile Engineering Essentials Tue, 03 May 2016 19:13:00 +0000 875031 at Gallery: NXP Smarter World Tour Bus <div class="node-body gallery-body">The NXP tour bus lumbered into the third annual Brooklyn 5G Summit last week, and one of our editors toured what was inside.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Products Energy Lighting Boards Mobile Electromechanical Embedded Microprocessors Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:55:00 +0000 874801 at 11 Myths about Data Analytics for IoT Device Fleets <div class="node-body article-body">For IoT device fleets, misconceptions abound about the meaning of data analytics and how it’s related to business results.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 11 Myths About... Defense IoT Energy Lighting Medical Mobile Robotics Wed, 06 Apr 2016 16:07:00 +0000 873541 at OLED Lighting Flickers Through Growing Pains <div class="node-body article-body">Organic LEDs are struggling against high manufacturing costs and competition from conventional LEDs. But recent research points to a bright future for the unique and mesmerizing technology.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Hot Topics Lighting Displays LEDs Thu, 24 Mar 2016 21:45:00 +0000 872391 at <p>Flexible OLED&nbsp;strips developed by LG Display.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of LG Display).</p> Software Breaks Down IoT Barriers <div class="node-body article-body">AllJoyn is one of several major frameworks vying to become the de facto standard for everything from smart homes to city infrastructure. It is designed to get connected devices talking with each other regardless of platform or brand.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topics IoT Lighting Mobile Communications Dev Tools Thu, 24 Mar 2016 14:00:00 +0000 872281 at <p>Frans van Houten, chief executive of Philips, explains that his company&#39;s LED light bulbs can be controlled via smartphone apps. Philips is a member of the Allseen Alliance, an industry organization that promotes a common framework for the Internet of Things. (Image courtesy of Philips).</p>