Author: Dr. Celestine Iwendi

Celestine Iwendi is a Sensor and Electronics Researcher at the University of Aberdeen, UK. He can be reached at celestine.iwendi@ieee.org

Living sensors at your fingertips

Engineers and biologists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT have teamed up to design a new “living material” — a tough, stretchy, biocompatible sheet of hydrogel injected with live cells that are genetically programmed to light up in the presence…

Advanticsys introduces its first Industrial IoT gateway

A company that provides remote monitoring and control systems based on wireless sensor networks and industrial monitoring equipment with applications in areas such as processes control in industry, automated metering or environmental monitoring has released MPC-330 data concentrator. In a…

Micro-sensor measures fluid loss

A newly developed micro-sensor can detect dehydration, and can alert the user. In particular, this aid can be extremely useful in the care of the elderly. The new sensor is only 16 millimeters in diameter and 8 millimeters high, but…

Engineering Directed Creativity

Make it habit to purposely pause and notice things. Something outside your normal schedule. The problem with this is that many researchers tend to confine PhD and research students into areas that they themselves cannot research upon. The joy of…

‘Internet of Sensors’

A Calif.-based Semiconductor manufacturer company known as InvenSense Inc. has announced introduced its SensorStudio alongside Samsung’s ARTIK 701 platform at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. According to Mark Wright, director of product management and platform and partnerships…

New Technologies Extend Wireless Sensing Range

Intel® IoT Platform has released a whitepaper of the New technologies that extends Wireless Sensing Ranges. According to the report, as more sensor nodes connect over wireless networks, there is a growing need for alternatives to interfaces like Wi-Fi*, Bluetooth*,…

GL Announces Enhanced SIP Protocol Emulator

In a GL Communications’ Newsletter January edition providing information and insight into their latest enhanced MAPS™ SIP Protocol Emulator. The emulator will help a user to generate and receive SIP Signalling with traffic. GL’s Message Automation & Protocol Simulation (MAPS™)…

Tips for Writing Your Research Proposal

Happy New Year and welcome to All things wireless sensor networks and Internet of Things. [Tips for Writing Your Research Proposal] 1. Know yourself: Know your area of expertise, what are your strengths and what are your weaknesses. Play to…