Micro-Sensor Offers Vibration Sensors for Curve Detection and Derailment Protection for Trains

Berndt Opitz, Development Manager at Micro-Sensor, part of the Micro-Epsilon Group, discusses how high performance sensors are helping rail operators to increase train maintenance intervals by using curve detection and derailment protection with on-bogie vibration measurement. Continue reading “Micro-Sensor Offers Vibration Sensors for Curve Detection and Derailment Protection for Trains”

Zebra Technologies Announces ARM® mbed™ IoT Starter Kit for Zatar

 Zebra Technologies Corporation, a global leader in products and solutions that provide real-time visibility into organizations’ assets, people and transactions, has collaborated with ARM, the world’s leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier, to develop an ARM® mbed™ IoT Starter Kit for Zatar. Continue reading “Zebra Technologies Announces ARM® mbed™ IoT Starter Kit for Zatar”

Samsung is working on chips to power Internet of Things smart devices

Samsung Electronics is to unveil a new chipset platform that will help to power a wide variety of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Sources have told CNET that Samsung has been developing a new platform called Artik that features system-on-a-chip semiconductors to power smart appliances, devices and even wearable technology. Continue reading “Samsung is working on chips to power Internet of Things smart devices”

The Internet of Things in Commercial Buildings: Where Are We and Where Could We Be?

Getting data out of buildings should be much easier than it is now. We spend 90 percent of our lives in buildings, and two-thirds of all energy is used by them. That said, building management is stuck in the past, primarily because there are structural and market barriers that prevent us from rapidly improving operational and energy efficiency … Continue reading “The Internet of Things in Commercial Buildings: Where Are We and Where Could We Be?”