This movie I made some time ago. It shows all kinds of aspects of the Internet of Things like sensors, actuators, networks, hardware, software, protocols, data centers, controlcenters, etc. The IoT opens fascinating new possibilities, but let’s keep in mind … Continue reading
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As powering things in remote areas is a real challenge, this might be the way to go! The Center of Biomechanical Engineering has found a way to use a tree as power source, really cool stuff. What is also interesting … Continue reading
The weekly visit to the supermarket is really not one of my hobbies. Frankly I find it a waste of time. So it’s time for a new way of getting groceries from a supermarket to my house. And why not … Continue reading
A classical scene is the “did you check if the stove is turned off” scenario. Everybody has experienced this some time, or maybe even many times. Of course this also happens to me once in a while (I am human … Continue reading
The Jeenode is an ingredient that I’m using extensively in my ongoing projects. It is a small breakout board roughly based on the arduino design. It is obviously not compatible with arduino shields but it does work with the arduino … Continue reading
Check out http://evrythng.com/. EVRYTHNG creates an Active Digital Identity for each of your products or other objects, which becomes that objects unique online presence on the Web!
Really good business cases for IoT are those situations where we have to do things we don’t like; time for automation! Think for example about vacuum cleaning. If a thing can do the job it would make us (me at … Continue reading
This is a really interesting website with “maker” stuff, check http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/. All kinds of sensors, actuators and kits. I even spot an alcohol sensor :-)!
PrintQuadcopter IngredientsOn http://www.hoverflytech.com you will find the ingredientsInstructionsOn http://vimeo.com/20466248 there are nice detailed instruction movies to build a quadcopter3.1http://www.iot-maker.nl/?p=278
So there are this haptic shoes invented by the Indian Anirudh Sharma. The shoes have pressure actuators on left, right, front and back side. By activating the actuators, a blind person can feel with his feet where to go. The … Continue reading