Mesh Networking

Smart Buildings

The Living, Breathing, Thinking, Learning – Human Smart Building

November 15th, 2019
Lighting

Lighting the Way to Smart Bluetooth Mesh Connectivity!

March 8th, 2019
Smart Buildings

Could Safety be the Gateway for Smart Technology into the Construction Site?

“While sectors such as retail and manufacturing have reinvented themselves, construction seems stuck in a time warp. Global labor-productivity growth in construction has averaged only 1 percent a year over the past two decades, compared with growth of 2.8 percent for the total world economy and 3.6 percent in manufacturing,” states a recent report by […]

Lighting

“The Network is Everything Around Us!” – Lunera’s Lighting Shift

“Not too long ago, we went from believing that the computer is the computer, to understanding that the network is the computer. Today, Lunera is leading the next shift, one that has the potential to be even bigger: the network is everything around us,” said John Bruggeman, chief executive officer at Lunera. “Until now, no […]

Smart Buildings

Could Bluetooth’s New Mesh Networking Trigger A New Wave Of IoT adoption In Smart Buildings?

What’s blue, meshed and could trigger a new wave of smart building technology adoption? This is no joke! Last week, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced that Bluetooth technology, the global standard for simple, secure wireless connectivity, now supports mesh networking. This seemingly simple development has the capacity to disrupt connectivity within the smart […]

Smart Buildings

Thread Protocol Moves Onto Commercial Buildings, Leaving Nest At Home

Last week, the Thread Group has announced its intention to expand into the commercial building and professional sectors. The consortium, which has developed a wireless networking mesh for connected homes, wants to extend the reach of Thread into buildings, in order to unlock valuable new use cases for its members. “This is a natural step […]

Smart Cities

Nest Goes Open Source With Its Thread Networking Protocol

Nest is going open source. The Alphabet-Google smart home company has just confirmed that it is rolling out ‘OpenThread’, an open source reference code implementation of the Thread networking protocol created in 2014. Last Wednesday, Nest published the source code for its implementation of the new OpenThread protocol on Github under a three-clause BSD license, […]

Smart Buildings

New Developments in Location-Based Services for Smart Buildings

Last week Rivada Networks was granted a Japanese patent, covering its enhanced Location-Based Services (LBS), to add to its patents in the US, Canada, South Korea, Australia and Russia. Rivada’s eLBS offers up to a five-fold increase in location accuracy in “GPS-stressed environments” by using a combination of sensor fusion and, where available, ad hoc […]

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