IoT for smart city planning

4 Key IoT Considerations For Smart Cities

The Internet of Things (IoT) has entered almost every operation of several industries as well as applications. Some of the common areas of the application of the IoT include smart cities, e-health, smart homes, smart grids, logistics, asset management, physical security, and so more. Amongst all of these, the concept of smart cities as the application of IoT is the most useful and widespread. The … Continue reading 4 Key IoT Considerations For Smart Cities

wireless access point configuration

How to convert your old WiFi router into an Access Point – This works!

I’ve changed so many houses in the past 10 years. In the process, I had to change quite a number of internet service providers and broadband technologies. From cable and ADSL to the latest awesome fiber connectivity. Heck, I ended up collecting all the routers with/without integrated modems. I bought most of them for under $30 (~INR 1700), and didn’t get rid of them as … Continue reading How to convert your old WiFi router into an Access Point – This works!

Notion IoT home awareness

If your notion is to monitor your home, check out Notion

The internet of things (IoT) technology is enabling so many companies provide richer, useful solutions to our everyday problems. How many times have you thought about whether you switched off the gas, after boarding the flight? How many times did you think of your new car in the garage, when you’re out on a business trip? Notion, an IoT sensor startup based out of Colorado, … Continue reading If your notion is to monitor your home, check out Notion

IIoT and big data

2017 is Going to be a Big Year for Industrial Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has had a significant impact in defining how we’re going to be surrounded by devices, now and in the future. There’s hardly any industry untouched by IoT, and 2017 might be the big year for industrial IoT and related technologies. There are so many players, big and small, getting into this IoT frenzy. Hewlett-Packard has been making significant investments into … Continue reading 2017 is Going to be a Big Year for Industrial Internet of Things

Connected Home IoT

Internet of Things and Connected Homes – Are We Ready?

How much electrical energy do we generate and consume on this planet? As per 2014 estimates, we generated 22.75 trillion kWh of electricity. And, about two-thirds of the generation came from fossil fuels. When we burn so much fossil fuel, who can say climate change is a hoax? China, USA, India, Russia and Japan are the top 5 countries in electricity production. Now, enough of … Continue reading Internet of Things and Connected Homes – Are We Ready?