The curious case of IoT and sensor data
In 2018, we saw a boom in the number of IoT devices and their use-cases. We saw an increase in the use of IoT and sensors in diversified contexts such as smart factories and smart cities. The total number of IoT devices is moving towards 20 billion by the year 2020. Every second, another 127 devices are connected to the internet. All these different devices and sensors generate massive amounts of data which can give us many interesting insights.
Wynd Halo and Home Purifier: A smart way to monitor and clean your home
Wynd has a new home air purifier that can clean the air in a small home in under 30 minutes and can be paired with a machine learning powered air quality monitor to show you what's in the air around you. I asked Ray Wu, founder and CEO of Wynd, a bunch of questions about it all.
A look at Estimote’s new cloud-connected LTE beacons
Estimote have been creating super pretty Bluetooth beacons since 2013, helping spot the location of people and their phones in indoor situations. They've got a new LTE beacon that can report its indoor and outdoor position, so I asked Jakub Krzych, CEO & Co-Founder of Estimote, to give us the lowdown.
LightBlue Bean has been discontinued but is now open to all
It appears that the wonderful Bluetooth-enabled microcontroller, the LightBlue Bean, is now being discontinued. However, it is open for all to make their very own using the hardware files, if you (understandably) can't bear to see it all come to an end.
Particle Mesh: Easily add mesh networking to your next IoT creation!
Particle had a pretty darn exciting announcement this week — their latest series of devices available for pre-order have mesh networking built in! Here's a summary of the new devices, along with some questions Zach Supalla, founder and CEO of Particle, was kind enough to answer for us!