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Building Better User Interfaces (UIs) for IoT Systems

IoT products and user interfaces (UI) can get quite complicated. Designing them well is tricky. Here are 6 tips to help you make great products.
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How to Choose a System-on-a-Chip (SoC) for Your Consumer IoT Product

What's the best system on a chip (SoC) or dev board to prototype your IoT initiative? From security to firmware updates, let's go through it.
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The Role of Piezoelectric Technology in IoT

IoT device lifespan is limited by power availability. "Piezoelectrics," i.e. mechanical stress generating an electric charge, offer possible solutions.
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RFID for Indoor Asset Tracking

RFID technology isn't a standalone solution for indoor positioning. As part of a multi-technology system, however, it can be highly effective.

Prototyping a Smart Cat Litter Box for $60

My coworkers wanted to be able to clean up quickly after their cats used the litter box. Here's a $60 IoT prototype that tweets them real-time updates.
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Using IoT to Reduce the Shock of Blackouts and Load-Shedding

IoT is able to mitigate some of the effects of blackouts and load-shedding, enabling businesses to better handle the fallout.
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Product Research for Indoor Asset Tracking Solutions

The "full-stack" of indoor asset tracking spans across multiple interlocking technical fields and includes numerous "gotchas." Use this product research guide when developing a solution.
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Trilateration vs. Triangulation for Indoor Positioning Systems

Trilateration relies on signal strength as an analogy for distance. Triangulation relies on timing differences in the reception of tags' signals.
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An Introduction to Trust Architectures for IoT Devices

Developers assume service-oriented design in their web apps. They now need to adopt "trust architecture" principles for their IoT stacks to scale safely.
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Envisioning the Future: Which AI Movie Depiction Is Most Accurate?

AI is a go-to Hollywood Sci-Fi theme. How feasible are the AIs in movies like Blade Runner, 2001 and Ex Machina? We're many years from such capabilities.

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