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IoT: A New Revolution in the Business World

The major technology research companies’ forecasts that the verge of IoT is radically developing the traditional way of living and the typical manner of our communities. Actually, IoT has the capability to make our process of living more efficient in many ways. Virtually, all industry will get the beneficial outcome of the proliferation of the Internet of Thing in our ...

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The Role of Emerging Technologies in IoT

Internet of things (IoT) refers to a network of devices that are connected to one another and to the internet and are able to interact with each other and exchange data. A recent report by the International Data Corporation forecasts a compound annual growth rate of 13.6 percent from 2017 to 2022 for worldwide spending on IoT, rising to nearly ...

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Architect for business, not technology

Based on which side of maturity timeline the market is in, either technology drives business or business drives technology. In an immature market such as the IoT market, technology typically drives business. Such a market is a pioneer’s market. Here IoT product businesses are trying to convince the customers that there is an advantage to installing sensors and connecting them ...

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Device Power Management in IoT

One aspect to consider while developing an IoT project is the device power management. With the rise of Internet of Things, the optimization of the battery-operated devices is an important aspect that can make a difference. The Device Power Management in the IoT is a challenging task because a device could be always powered up and could be located everywhere. ...

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CoAP Protocol: Step by step guide

This article describes what is CoAP and how to use it in the Internet of things.  CoAP is an IoT protocol that has interesting features specifically designed for constrained devices. There are other IoT protocols useful to build IoT solution as MQTT and so on. Internet of things is nowadays a great reality and one of the most interesting and promising ...

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12 IoT Platforms overview to build IoT projects

The Internet of things is one of the fastest growing industries. Connected devices are around us: smart homes, cars, wearables and so on. Gartener predicts that 95% of the electronic products will include IoT features. When approaching to IoT projects there are several challenges we have to face. An IoT platform offers several services that simplify the project development and ...

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4 external displays to use with Android Things: TM1637, Max7219, SSD1306, LCD 1602, LCD 2004

External displays are peripherals we can use with Android Things to show information. This article covers how to use 4 external display with Android Things. Displays are important when it is necessary to show information. When we develop smart devices based on Android Things usually it is necessary to show information to the user. Even if we could use RGB ...

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Apache Kafka & MQTT = End-to-End IoT Integration (Github Examples)

Kafka and MQTT are two complementary technologies. Together they allows to build IoT end-to-end integration from the edge to the data center. No matter if on premise or in the public cloud. I talk about this topic at Kafka Summit SF in San Francisco in October 2018: “Processing IoT Data from End to End with MQTT and Apache Kafka“. As ...

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Android Nearby: How to integrate Android and Android Things

This article explores how to use Android Nearby showing how to integrate Android and Android Things. There are several strategies we can use to integrate Android and Android Things, Android Nearby technology is one of them. Android provides a set of API that simplifies the data exchange between two different devices. One interesting aspect is the Android Nearby supports also ...

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