The push is on to add internet capability to everything, and the challenge for design engineers is to figure out how to power each of these IoT nodes. If there is an AC power line or conventional long-life battery available, the decision is greatly simplified, of course. But such power is unavailable in many cases, and energy harvesting can look like an attractive, free, no-headache alternative. However, there are many facets and limitations with this type of “free” energy, beyond the initial component cost. First, before even looking at harvesting as an option, it’s critical to put together a power budget. How much current and voltage will the IoT node need? What power is needed at each phase of operation? To get all of the answers to your power questions and to discover the latest green solutions, visit Avnet.com.
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Hear the future: IoT voice control
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Learn how to keep IoT devices secure – from design to decommission
In this final class, we will cover the critical aspects of how to test and deploy our IoT solution, and how to keep it secure and operational through ongoing monitoring and maintenance.
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A combination of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies and software-defined architecture (SDA) is ushering in a new era of IoT innovation.
Turn any mobile Bluetooth device into an IoT gateway
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Learn IoT and cloud computing basics
Before beginning an IoT system solution, one must fully understand the overall structure and key elements of a robust and secure cloud-based system.
Interfacing IoT with embedded using Node.js, part 5: Web interface
We've implemented a web server in Node.js that provides APIs for controlling GPIOs, sampling accelerometers, and reading ADC values. Now we tie it together with a web page that uses these services.
FreeWave Unveils ZumIQ App Server Software to Power IoT Programmability at the Edge
Industry-first technology combines rugged wireless telemetry with the ability to develop and host third-party apps for intelligent control and automation of remote sensors and devices in the field
Robustel to Launch Modular Industrial IoT Edge Gateway at SPS IPC Drives 2017
Robustel´s new modular industrial IoT edge gateway supports various communication protocols to facilitate fast application development.
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Machine learning and Industrial IoT: Now and into the future
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Learn how to use virtualization to enable your safety-certified IoT critical infrastructure system
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