Wi-Fi 6 brings battery-powered IoT to Wi-Fi, Nordic brings longest battery life

By Kjetil Holstad September 7, 2022

In mid-August this year, Nordic Semiconductor entered the Wi-Fi market with the launch of its dual-band Wi-Fi 6 nRF7002 companion IC (integrated circuit).

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Topics: Matter, Wi-Fi

Thread and IPv6: The smart protocol for tomorrow’s smart buildings

By Lorenzo Amicucci August 24, 2022

Building automation solutions can help reduce a building’s carbon footprint, optimize energy consumption, improve maintenance scheduling, make better use of available space, and reduce waste and operating costs.

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Topics: thread, Matter

Creating smart homes and building automation that are good for people and the environment

By Lorenzo Amicucci July 20, 2022

From a simple roof over our heads to a suitable place to work, travel, and shop, we spend so much of our lives indoors that creating the best possible environment is key to human wellbeing. Wireless technology can help.

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Topics: smart home, thread, Bluetooth Low Energy, Matter, Wi-Fi

Matter promises to fulfill the smart home vision

By Finn Boetius May 4, 2022

As the much-paraphrased quote goes: “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” Twentieth-century predictions for today’s smart home are a case in point. As recently as 1999, 'experts' predicted that by 2005 we would have articulated two-armed house cleaning robots that could tidy up the place as well as wield a vacuum cleaner. Fast forward to 2022, and the suggestion is as far-fetched as ever.

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Topics: smart home, Matter

Smarter cooking with connected appliances

By Vince Hagen April 13, 2022

The kitchen has long been the heart of the home and the lifeblood of the food and hospitality sector. Now, as wireless technology gives rise to the smart kitchen, amateur and professional chefs are eschewing traditional cooking methods for time-saving and quality-enhancing contemporary operations.

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Topics: smart home, Bluetooth Low Energy, Matter

Wireless protocols working together for the smart home

By Krzysztof Loska September 22, 2021

Evidently, a single wireless protocol will not reign over a widely adopted smart home sector. By combining the powers of leading protocols, innovative OEMs and technology companies can develop wireless products and services that "just work."

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Topics: smart home, thread, Matter

Higher spectral efficiency and power-saving boost Wi-Fi's IoT credentials

By Karl Torvmark September 8, 2021

 

A long-time stalwart of high-speed consumer connectivity, Wi-Fi's latest version introduces technical changes that offer greater support for wireless sensor networks.

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Topics: Bluetooth Low Energy, Matter, Wi-Fi

Project Connected Home Over IP (Project CHIP) becomes Matter

By Krzysztof Loska July 21, 2021

To address the existing barriers to IoT growth and adoption and breathe new life into the smart home market, members of the Connectivity Standards Alliance (formerly Zigbee Alliance) have launched 'Matter' (formerly Project Connected Home Over IP or Project CHIP).

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Topics: thread, zigbee, Bluetooth Low Energy, Matter

The rise of next-gen smart meters

By Lorenzo Amicucci May 6, 2020

According to analyst Navigant Research, we will see smart meters installed in six-out-of-ten homes worldwide by 2028. The driving forces behind that growth may be somewhat surprising.

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Topics: smart home, cellular IoT, Matter

Smart Home Connectivity Options

By Eirik Midttun May 9, 2018

As new smart home products continue hit the market, wireless protocols are competing to become the option of choice among IoT engineers and application developers. But which one should you choose for your project?

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Topics: smart home, Matter

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