Founder Interview: Hilary Jensen, CEO of Obe

By Rebeka Shols, summer intern Technology continues to make advances in our daily lives, making our simple everyday activities easier and more convenient for us. This very same transition is happening in the pet product industry with Obe’s ProBowl. This new invention helps you keep your dog fit and healthy by taking your dog’s profile [...]

September 6th, 2018|Categories: IoT, News, Ultra Low Power, Wireless|

Electronic Nose

In much the same way as dogs with their keen sense of smell can be trained to detect odors, electronic devices can be built to perform this same task. "Electronic sensing" technology has applications in quality control, health care, crime and safety, and environmental monitoring. In health care, we are seeing new innovations in technology [...]

July 24th, 2018|Categories: Design Tips for Electronic Design Services, IoT, V2018|

Voler Systems’ Universal Health-Sensor Platform Jumpstarts Development of Wearable Devices

June 26, 2018 - Sunnyvale CA, Voler Systems is excited to announce the availability of the Universal Health-Sensor Platform that enables gathering data much quicker and innovating that much faster. The Universal Health-Sensor Platform allows firms to save time and money when prototyping wearable devices that gather physiological data. The Universal Health-Sensor Platform allows firms [...]

June 26th, 2018|Categories: IoT, Medical Devices, News, V2018, Wearable Devices|

Security is not a bolt-on feature, it needs to be built into your IoT and wearable devices

Security can not be an afterthought for IoT and wearable devices, it must be designed in from the very beginning. It must be addressed in all phases of the project, including system design, test and validation. Security tradeoffs and implementation will impact Hardware requirements and power consumption End-to-end connectivity Testing and validation Why is IoT [...]

February 28th, 2018|Categories: Embedded Systems, IoT, V2018, Video, Wearable Devices|

Inexpensive Low Data Rate Links for the Internet of Things

by Larry Burgess In the last few years, the smaller size and lower cost of radios has created opportunities for passing more and more information from place to place faster and cheaper.  Low data rate scenarios like soil monitoring and crop quality on farms, detection and instant notification of leaks on pipelines, availability of parking [...]

November 2nd, 2017|Categories: IoT, Ultra Low Power, V2017, Wearable Devices, Wireless|

Walt Maclay Speaks at Silicon Valley IoT Meetup

Wearable Device Sensors Thurs Oct. 26 at 6:30pm HackerDoJo 3350 Thomas Road, Santa Clara, CA https://www.meetup.com/IoTSiliconValley/events/243666359/

October 10th, 2017|Categories: IoT, News|

Low Data Rate Links for IoT Presentation

In case you missed Walt Maclay's "Low Data Rate Links for IoT" presentation, here is the video. Long range low power wireless communication for IoT With wide-scale IoT solutions being implemented, we are seeing an emerging set of new wireless technologies being developed. The focus of much IoT innovation is on low [...]

August 26th, 2017|Categories: IoT, News, V2017, Video, Wireless|

2017 Roundup of Robotics & AR/VR Meetups

Nothing beats face-to-face meetings for keeping one’s finger on the industry pulse and staying abreast of new developments. We’ve created a roundup of robotic meetups around Silicon Valley. We always look forward to establishing new and growing existing relationships via networking at events like these.   One event, we will attend is on Sept 14: [...]

August 16th, 2017|Categories: Electronic Design Services Newsletters, IoT, V2017|

Getting Data into the Cloud

The challenge of IoT and connected devices is getting data from the device sensor to the cloud, that is, getting access through the internet to where that data is used, processed, and stored. The ubiquitous use of WiFi and Bluetooth through smartphones, along with the widespread availability of cell towers and public WiFi access points, [...]

July 19th, 2017|Categories: IoT, V2017, Wearable Devices, Wireless|

LoRaWAN

Cost, power, IP, and latency issues are driving IoT designers away from current standards like Zigbee and toward an emerging set of long-range wireless solutions. LoRa, an abbreviation of "Long Range", is one such technology that is gaining traction. LoRaWAN™ (Long Range WAN) is an emerging LPWAN specification developed by the LoRa® Alliance (www.lora-alliance.org). Like all [...]

May 16th, 2017|Categories: IoT, V2017, Wireless|