Happy August

by Richard Gate - Aug 01 2022

The summer is here, so Happy August! To celebrate my wife’s birthday this month and the fact that it’s Inventors Month too, I’d like to dedicate this month’s blog post…

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People Tracking

by Andy Slote - Jul 01 2022

One of the many applications where the Internet of Things delivers significant value is “people tracking,” which primarily refers to monitoring a physical persona rather than a digital one in…

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Android as an IoT Hub and how it rips my heart apart

by Richard Gate - Jun 01 2022

I know it sounds overly dramatic, but when you are passionate about technology, it becomes like a human relationship. When things don’t go the way you would like, it can…

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Camera as a Sensor

by Andy Slote - May 01 2022

When thinking of devices for the Internet of Things, cameras may not immediately come to mind. However, a camera may be the most effective sensing device for some applications because…

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Human Fall Detection

by Richard Gate - Apr 01 2022

It is the first of April, but this is not an opportunity for me to prank you for comedic effect, it’s actually a serious subject. It has nothing to do…

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Look to the skies – Satellites for IoT

by Andy Slote - Mar 01 2022

Satellites provide another option for Internet of Things connectivity, contributing significantly to the goal of worldwide coverage. Recently, companies are deploying significant numbers of new satellites for IoT, with many…

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The Public Perception of IoT

by Richard Gate - Feb 01 2022

This blog post came about as the result of a question to my wife. To be fair to her, she has never had any involvement in IT, so the answer…

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What is the Internet of Things? (A personal view)

by Richard Gate - Jan 01 2022

This is a personal view of the Internet of Things (IoT) which may not be shared by others, but is my experience of how IoT has developed over the last…

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Can IoT help prevent the spread of COVID-19?

by Andy Slote - Dec 01 2021

As the threat from COVID-19 continues to persist, close contact between people remains a concern for virus transmission. Internet of Things solutions can detect and alert human activity in indoor…

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What is “the Edge”?

by Andy Slote - Nov 01 2021

One of the trending topics in the technology world today is the concept of “the Edge,” but does it mean the same thing to everyone? Varying descriptions imply this term…

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