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Smart Buildings

Recording: Overcoming Tech Obsolescence in Smart Buildings

February 24th, 2021
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Smart Cities

LoRaWAN Lays the Foundation for the IoT to Reach its Potential

September 10th, 2018
Smart Cities

IEEE Release of 802.3bt Provides PoE Boost to Smart Buildings

The latest iteration of IEEE 802 standard promises to provide more Power over Ethernet (PoE) than ever before. Simultaneously, the established devices are getting increasingly efficient and new low-power devices are entering the market every day. This convergence is enabling a host of new devices to be powered via ethernet cables, giving a huge boost […]

Lighting

Three Years On & Three Years Away: LiFi is on Track

In a May 2015 interview with Memoori, we asked Professor Harald Haas – the man who coined the term LiFi and co-founder of pureLiFi – where he sees the technology in three to five years. He responded: “In three to five years we would have seen the deployment of LiFi for specific applications, our major […]

Smart Cities

Google Plans To “Build An Entire City From The Internet Up”

Earlier this month we covered Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation wing of Google’s parent company Alphabet. A company, which has as yet done relatively little but, promises to change the very way we live and work. While Sidewalk Labs plans are still somewhat shrouded in mystery, what we do know lets the imagination flow. Announcing the […]

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 Cities

Google’s Sidewalk Labs Steps Closer to Smart City Vision

Google wants to build entire cities. Well not Google but Alphabet, Google’s parent company, through their smart city spin-off Sidewalk Labs. Sidewalk Labs describes itself as “an urban innovation company devoted to improving city life for residents, businesses and city governments, in particular by developing and incubating civic technologies”. Now, one year after its establishment, […]

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