IoT Wireless Sensors and the Problem of Short Battery Life

Abstract: Wireless sensors are going to introduce huge changes to monitoring environmental parameters and industrial installations. Today, sensor installation and wiring constraints block widespread adoption. With battery-powered devices, the Internet of Things can become a true reality — as soon…

Detecting Leaks with Robots, Wireless Sensors

Professor Youcef-Toumi and Whittle are each working to increase the world’s water supply by decreasing water loss through leaks. According to the on-going research, one way to increase the supply of water for cities and regions is simply to waste…

Google Brillo, an OS for the IoT

The Information reported that Google has been developing technology to extend its software dominance in smartphones to smaller, low-power devices that connect to the Web, particularly in people’s homes using the Android platform. It is reported that Google wants its…