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MediaTek Teams with Google on Android One to Create Affordable Smartphones for Emerging Markets     September 16, 2014

Aiming to reach the next billion people, MediaTek and Google are working together on Android One™, an initiative to provide a family of high-quality and affordably priced Android devices for consumers in emerging markets. More>>

ZigBee Remote Control 2.0: Updated Standard for Radio Frequency-Based Remote Controls     September 12, 2014

The ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced the ratification of the ZigBee Remote Control 2.0 standard. More>>

New intelligent electrical infrastructure connects SuperSocket, SuperSwitch and SuperFixture modules with software     September 11, 2014

N2 Global Solutions, Inc., a New York-based technology company, is developing a new intelligent electrical platform that can universally convert existing electrical systems into advanced communications and control networks for any office, commercial building, home, or industrial facility. More>>



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Mesh Radio Network Performance in Cargo Containers    March 1, 2005

Article By: Robert Lau, Dr. Peter Fuhr

Wireless sensors installed inside a cargo container? Aren't they metal? Then the radio signal can't get out . . .or can it? Here's how mesh-networked 2.4 GHz, 802.15.4-compliant RF transceivers performed when placed within cargo containers.More>>

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The Next Generation of Color Sensors    January 1, 2006

Article By: Bill Letterle

You can change manufacturing setups without reprogramming the sensor, which is essential for highmix, low-volume manufacturing with frequent color changes.More>>

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The Realities of Dealing with Wireless Mesh Networks    June 1, 2004

Article By: Robert Lau, Dr. Peter Fuhr

Mesh networking has great promise, but you need to understand the subtleties involved to effectively use a mesh network to meet your goals.More>>


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ZigBee-WiFi Compatibility, and Nodes at 500 m    January 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

Some people say WiFi and ZigBee can work side by side; others say they cannot."More>>

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Bands, Mesh Security, Safety    March 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

What is the difference between the licensed and unlicensed bands and why should I care?"More>>

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Catch the Waste    March 1, 2006

Article By: Stephanie VL Henkel

Municipalities typically generate a large amount of compostable material as a byproduct of their wastewater treatment operations. The "green" cities turn this unappealing substance into something of benefit to everyone, but the transformation doesn't happen all on its own."More>>



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ZigBee-WiFi Compatibility, and Nodes at 500 m    January 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

Some people say WiFi and ZigBee can work side by side; others say they cannot."More>>

Article
Bands, Mesh Security, Safety    March 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

What is the difference between the licensed and unlicensed bands and why should I care?"More>>

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New and Evolving Technology and Standards    November 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

Few things are as inspiring to the practice of engineering as new technologies that break down barriers and enable new possibilities. Take, for instance, the new Nexense platform Rarely does sensing and measurement allow the flexibility to accomplish multiple sensing jobs with a single technology....More>>


Power Solutions
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ZigBee-WiFi Compatibility, and Nodes at 500 m    January 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

Some people say WiFi and ZigBee can work side by side; others say they cannot."More>>

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Potential Demonstrated    October 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

By themselves, sensors are nothing but little bundles of potential. That's why implementation demos are so inspiring and idea-provoking. For me, the most exciting demonstration at NI Week 2005, National Instruments' (www.ni.com) 11th international conference, was SawStop (www.sawstop.com), a table...More>>

Article
New and Evolving Technology and Standards    November 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

Few things are as inspiring to the practice of engineering as new technologies that break down barriers and enable new possibilities. Take, for instance, the new Nexense platform Rarely does sensing and measurement allow the flexibility to accomplish multiple sensing jobs with a single technology....More>>



Networking & Communications Software
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ZigBee-WiFi Compatibility, and Nodes at 500 m    January 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

Some people say WiFi and ZigBee can work side by side; others say they cannot."More>>

Article
New and Evolving Technology and Standards    November 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

Few things are as inspiring to the practice of engineering as new technologies that break down barriers and enable new possibilities. Take, for instance, the new Nexense platform Rarely does sensing and measurement allow the flexibility to accomplish multiple sensing jobs with a single technology....More>>

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Wireless Sensor Networking Software-The Next Generation    February 1, 2006

Article By: Kristi Hobbs

New software must also make it possible to quickly acquire data and store it locally, passing back only parametric data.More>>











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