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Internet of Things

How to run a city-wide wireless network from a drawer

How do we test a wireless network that will be deployed like this:With a test setup that looks like this:The answer: MAC-level packet filtering. With a bit of software to help us set ...

In Internet of Things, Mar 31, 2022

Internet of Things for beginners: How to build your first IoT product

So you have an idea for an Internet of Things (IoT) product. That’s awesome! But how do you build it? This article covers the basics.First, you want to have a business case for your p...

In Internet of Things, Sep 23, 2021

What makes IoT so hard? The sheer scale, the power consumption – and that it is wireless.

As far as technical challenges go, the Internet of Things is as tough as it gets: The scale is large: everything is huge. The power is low: there is almost none of it available. Wi...

In Internet of Things, Dec 05, 2019

What is sub-GHz wireless networking?

The Thingsquare IoT platform supports wireless IPv6 networking both in the 2.4 GHz band and in the sub-GHz band.But what does sub-GHz wireless networking mean?In this article we look ...

In Internet of Things, Nov 10, 2019

What makes IoT so hard? The range of needed skillsets is unusually wide

Successful IoT projects are engineering-heavy. Developing a successful IoT product is not a walk in the park. To make it easier to plan for IoT projects, this article lists the develo...

In Internet of Things, Sep 23, 2019

How to deploy your IoT systems faster

The physical world is filled with valuable data, and the IoT (Internet of Things) is designed to help collect it. But deploying an IoT system to get to that valuable data can be a dif...

In Internet of Things, Mar 20, 2019

How to make a wireless sensor live for years on one tiny coin cell battery

Power consumption literally is matter a life and death for battery-powered devices. Making devices last for a long time will reduce deployment costs. And being able to predict the lif...

In Internet of Things, Jul 25, 2017

Programming

The sentinel toothpaste: a useful programming technique for everyday life

Here’s one programming technique that I found very useful in daily life: the sentinel value. I use it pretty much every day – to manage toothpaste.In programming, a sentinel value is ...

In Programming, Just for fun, Nov 18, 2022

Just for fun

The sentinel toothpaste: a useful programming technique for everyday life

Here’s one programming technique that I found very useful in daily life: the sentinel value. I use it pretty much every day – to manage toothpaste.In programming, a sentinel value is ...

In Programming, Just for fun, Nov 18, 2022