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We recently delivered two different IoT projects that were both based on the TI CC3200 Wifi Module with an ARM Cortex-M4 processor. We selected the [...]
With so many wireless standards available for moving data from device to cloud, it can difficult understand the complex trade-offs involved and selects an approach that [...]
As the number of wearable devices increases, the demand for smaller and longer-lasting devices, remote transmitters and transponders, and higher device intelligence will drive the [...]
The biggest challenge in wireless medical device is battery life: how to maximize the length of time between charges given the anticipated level of use. [...]
If you missed Voler Systems at Bay ACM's talk "Sensors, Wearable Devices and Internet of Things", Walt Maclay presented the latest trends and challenges he [...]
A modern smart phone has upward of a dozen different wireless options, this article explores the best wireless options for communicating with small devices from [...]
Here is a case study for a recent project where we assisted a customer with motion detection for wearable devices. We were able to find [...]
There is a massive shift happening in tech, everything is getting connected to the Internet. The convenience and power of the Internet makes these products [...]
Which wireless standard makes sense for your application?
Multiple standards exist for wireless: Bluetooth, Wireless USB, Zigbee and WiFi. Each one has its advantages and disadvantages, so depending on your application we would choose different technologies.