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Understanding How Technical Standards are Made & Maintained

Standards are used by people around the world, in various industries and professions. From healthcare, to education, energy, construction, environment, technology and more, published specifications and procedures help maximize the reliability of materials, products, methods, and services. Standards are the foundation for the development and implementation of technologies that transform the way we live, work […]

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IoT Latency Solution IEEE Wake-Up Radio

A Solution to Latency in IoT Devices

In 2016, a PwC survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers found: 45% reported owning a fitness band 27% a smartwatch 12% smart clothing Furthermore, 57% said they’re excited about the future of wearable technology as part of everyday life. In order for the full power of these devices to be realized, however, it is important to ensure […]

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Powering the Industrial Internet of Things

Powering the Industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has the potential to revolutionize industry. With use cases that promise to increase capacity and efficiency while lowering costs, IIoT technology is a smart investment that pays off quickly. Some of the use cases that hold huge potential include predictive maintenance, which helps keep assets up and running, avoiding […]

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IoT Environmental Impact

Is Your IoT Device Harming the Environment?

Internet of Things (IoT) devices will have significant environmental impact, both positive and negative. The IoT environmental impact is important to consider. On the positive side, IoT devices can provide significant energy savings by, for example, turning on streetlights only when they’re needed or alerting water processing plants when there is a leak, saving precious natural […]

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Make IoT Batteries Last Longer: IEEE Wake-Up Radio Infographic: Significantly Improve Battery Life

How to Make IoT Batteries Last Longer

Analyst firm Gartner predicts that there will be 8.4 billion connected “things” in 2017, which will then expand to 20.4 billion Internet of Things (IOT) devices by 2020. That number is staggering. And it is reasonable to expect that a great many of these devices will run on batteries. Yet battery life can be limited. […]

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3 Ways Low-Power, Low-Latency Devices Will Impact Healthcare IoT

According to a 2017 report by Markets and Markets, the Internet of Things (IoT) healthcare market is projected to reach $158.07 billion by 2022. As IoT devices revolutionize the medical landscape and provide numerous benefits to our long-term health, making sure these devices work reliably and efficiently is crucial. Below are three ways low-power low-latency healthcare […]

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Low Power Internet of Things

Power Players in the Internet of Things

Innovators, businesses, and consumers alike are eagerly catching the Internet of Things (IoT) wave as it gains momentum and magnitude. The technology that will continue to power this wave of connected devices remains debatable, however, as there are a number of power players contending for the spotlight in the low power Internet of Things space. […]

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How to make batteries last longer: An Introduction to IEEE 802:11 Wake-Up Radio

Make Batteries Last Longer: IEEE 802.11 Wake-Up Radio

It’s no secret that our increasingly technological world depends on increasingly available and sustainable energy sources. The onset of the Internet of Things (IoT) is only adding to this need. Imagine farmers using sensors in smart agriculture to monitor soil moisture and track their animals’ locations/conditions. Or imagine an elderly or ill person at home […]

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Extend battery life in your wearable with Wake-Up Radio from IEEE

Can You Extend Battery Life in Your Wearable?

Wearables have taken the accessory market by storm. Gone are the days of wearing a simple analog watch that only tells the time; at least not when you can get one that tracks your steps, monitors your heart rate, syncs with apps on your smart phone, and much more. But how long will your wearable […]

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