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Be Prepared for Next IoT Cyber Attack

The recent cyber-attack that used hacked home based IoT devices for massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against major US web sites, clearly demonstrates the security threats of IoT edge devices and networks. DDoS is a type of DOS…

ABB Smart Sensor

ABB has come up with a smart sensor capable of monitoring electric motors to increase their performance, efficiency, reliability and lifespan. According to company, the pocket-sized performance-measuring device can be retrofitted to almost any low-voltage motor and connect it to…

Detecting Explosives with Plants

A team of MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and wirelessly relay that information to a handheld device similar to a smartphone. According to Michael Strano, the Carbon P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering…

Spider signals

Ultraviolet (UV) reflective markings on male jumping spiders of the Cosmophasis umbratica species have been proven to impact the spiders’ sex recognition and sexual selection. A study led by Associate Professor Li Daiqin from National University of Singapore (NUS) Biological…

Nauta circuits – The Inspiration

The wireless sensor network magazine recognises the work of Bram Nauta. He was born in 1964 in Hengelo, The Netherlands. In 1987 he received the M.Sc degree (cum laude) in electrical engineering from the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.…

Applying Wireless Network Sensors to Monitoring Infrastructure

SIGFOX has deployed a network of long-range base stations that communicate with wireless sensors at ranges of thousands of meters. Through this network, the wireless Internet of Things (IoT) becomes viable for many applications in civil engineering, including monitoring integrity…

3D-imaging sensor Walabot-ing your Smartphone

A company in Israel has developed a new 3D-imaging sensor that can let you ‘see’ inside walls using your smartphone. The device, called Walabot, can look through walls to detect structural foundations, plastic and metal pipes, electrical wires and studs.…