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!
Is 2018 the year you’ll have smart tech in your ears?
If the latest AirPod news is anything to go by, hearables are on the rise. Or maybe not. Other hearable news isn't so positive. Is 2018 the year we will all wear smart headphones in our ears so we can be guided by an omnipresent assistant? Here is where things are at.
Particle for Good — empowering groups using IoT for social good!
The team at Particle have put together a fantastic new program to help groups who are looking to use the IoT for social good called "Particle for Good". The program will provide these groups with additional benefits and resources, helping them reach new heights with their endeavours. I spoke with Jeff Eiden, Product Manager at Particle, about the program.