Single-board computers (SBCs) can provide formidable processing performance at the edge, but designers need to know how to select and apply the best solutions.
The line between M2M and IoT can be blurry, but they are distinct approaches to connectivity that do share some common hardware and design techniques.
Accelerate embedded development with proven solutions using a strong ecosystem that can be easily ported to multiple platforms like Mbed.
A wireless PLC provides embedded developers with an alternative method to develop real-time applications using ladder logic.
Low power wireless technologies are adapting to the Internet of Things by including IP connectivity and mesh networking.
Each of the many short-range wireless technologies has unique benefits, requiring careful attention to product complexity, power consumption, and cost.
The multitude of short-range wireless technologies provides engineers with optimized solutions for their applications, but makes careful selection paramount.
Pairing a single board computer with a cellular modem eliminates smartphone or router gateways and dramatically extends the wireless range of maker projects.
The LoRa protocol helps designers develop a robust WAN for many IoT applications that require both long range and low power consumption.
Bluetooth SoCs in conjunction with development kits and software make Bluetooth 4.2 and 5 simplify implementation for the IoT.
Enhancements to Bluetooth Low Energy broaden target applications with ultra-low power, longer range, greater throughput and advertising extensions.