Microsoft Secures IoT from the Microcontroller Up

Microsoft Secures IoT from the Microcontroller Up

Frustrated by the glut of unsecured IoT gadgets? So are Microsoft. And they’re utilizing customized Linux and to do one thing about it. Microsoft have announced a new ecosystem for secure IoT devices referred to as “Azure Sphere.” This system is threefold: Hardware, Software, and Cloud. The element is a Microsoft-certified microcontroller which accommodates Microsoft […]

When your dental insurer sends you a "free" Internet of Shit toothbrush

When your dental insurer sends you a "free" Internet of Shit toothbrush

Wolf Richter’s dental insurer despatched his household a free “smart” toothbrush that information how typically and the way properly you sweep, utilizing a set of proprietary consumables to wash your tooth. Richter found that not solely did his toothbrush rat on him, his insurer was paying consideration: when he didn’t unbox and begin […]

Louis Vuitton now sells a dear tracker in your designer baggage

The Louis Vuitton Echo is simply over 4 inches lengthy, below an inch broad and simply over half an inch deep. You can see a full checklist of which airports help the Sigfox know-how that powers the Echo here, and when baggage is inside these airports, customers can monitor the place their luggage are and […]

The IoT (Internet of Teeth)

The IoT (Internet of Teeth)

Get prepared for another step towards our dystopian future as scientists have invented a strategy to observe and monitor what we eat. This 2mm x 2mm wi-fi sensor might be mounted on to tooth and can observe all the pieces that goes into your mouth. Currently it could possibly monitor salt, glucose, and alcohol consumption. The sensor then communicates […]

Build Your Own Antenna for Outdoor Monitoring with LoRa

Build Your Own Antenna for Outdoor Monitoring with LoRa

LoRa and LPWANs (Low Power Wide Area Networks) are all of the vary (tee-hee!) in wi-fi today. LoRa is a sub 1-GHz wi-fi expertise utilizing refined sign processing and modulation methods to attain long-range communications. With that simplified introduction, [Omkar Joglekar] designed his own LoRa node used for outdoor sensor monitoring based mostly on the […]

Dumb Down Your Xiaomi Smart Lamp With A Custom Firmware

Dumb Down Your Xiaomi Smart Lamp With A Custom Firmware

Undoubtedly, the ESP8266’s largest promoting level is its WiFi functionality for a ridiculously low worth. Paranoid of us most likely await the day its closed-source firmware bits will flip in opposition to humanity in an enormous botnet, however till then, hobbyists and business distributors alike will proceed placing them of their IoT initiatives and units. […]