Libelium has tested his sensor platform Waspmote in two of the most savage roller coasters of the world in the Port Aventura theme park (Spain). Waspmote integrates a powerful and accurate accelerometer to measure inertial forces up to +-8g on 3 axis (X, Y, Z) with output data rates up to 1kHz. The tests include 8 complete inversions at a max speed of 135km/h. Data is recorded in the internal SD card and sent via Wifi to a SmartPhone using an Adhoc connection. Read more.
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Meshlium Xtreme is the new multiprotocol router for wireless sensor networks designed to connect ZigBee, Wifi and Bluetooth sensors to the Internet through 3G connectivity. The new line launched today allows to send the information gathered by hundreds of sensor nodes at the same time, as it counts with an unprecedented “upload to the Cloud” bandwidth of 5.5 Mb/s -more than 10 times faster than compared with traditional GPRS gateways-. Read more.
The new sensing technology integrated in Meshlium Xtreme is able to detect any Smartphone (iPhone, Android) in the area by measuring Wifi and Bluetooth activity; allowing to know in real time people and vehicle presence and fluency. Applications of this new technology go from street activity measurement to vehicle traffic management. Read more.
More than 50 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020, but this new connectivity revolution has already started. Libelium publishes a compilation of 50 cutting edge Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The list is grouped in 12 different vertical markets, showing how the Internet of Things is becoming the next technological revolution. It includes the most trendy scenarios, like Smart Cities where sensors can offer us services like Smart Parking -to find free parking spots in the streets- or managing the intensity of the luminosity in street lights to save energy. Climate change, environmental protection, water quality or CO2 emissions are also addressed by sensor networks and are just some of the examples included in the Smart Water and Smart Environment sections included in the study.
Full document is available for download here.
The new 3G shield for Arduino enables the connectivity to high speed WCDMA and HSPA cellular networks in order to make possible the creation of the next level of worldwide interactivity projects inside the new Internet of Things era. The module counts also with an internal GPS what enables the location of the device outdoors and indoors combining standard NMEA frames with mobile cell ID triangulation using both assisted-mobile (A-GPS) and mobile-based (S-GPS) modes. Other interesting accessories which can be connected to the module are a video camera which enables the record of video in high resolution (640×480), an audio kit including microphone, speaker, hands free and headphones sets and a SD socket to save directly all the data coming from the 3G network or recorded from the video camera.
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The new RFID/NFC module for the Waspmote sensor platform completes the active tag technology driven by ZigBee with passive tag identification enabling the creation of complex Location Based Services (LBS) with just one device. The new radio module extends Waspmote features allowing the sensor data to be used in asset tracking, supply chain monitoring, intelligent shopping or access management. Read more.
Libelium announces the launch of the new Wifi module for the Waspmote sensor platform. The new radio module adds an extra layer of intelligence to the nodes allowing them to send the collected data to any web server located in the Cloud using the HTTP protocol. The new Wifi sensor nodes will be also capable of sending data to any nearby iPhone or Android device by creating direct links with them.
The new e-Learning platform enables system integrators worldwide to accelerate time to market for ZigBee sensor network projects and applications. Commonly encountered engineering issues such as configuring the ZigBee network or connecting sensors to the Waspmote board will be solved in both modalities individual or group courses. Typical customer issues are easily solved by webinars with webcam and voice interaction between participants. In addition, source code files can be shared within a session enabling the teacher to modify and correct the code of the students in real time. Read more.
Libelium has published a new video showing the capabilities of the accelerometer integrated in Waspmote, specially suitable for applications regarding mobile and vehicular wireless sensor networks. This accelerometer can make up to 2560 measurements per second from -6g to +6g on the three axis (x,y,z). Values read are sent in real time to the gateway using the 802.15.4/ZigBee radio. See more videos here.
The new Vehicle Traffic Monitoring Platform from Libelium allows to create real time systems for monitoring vehicular and pedestrian traffic in cities by using the new Bluetooth – ZigBee double radio feature available in the Waspmote sensor board. The platform is capable of sensing the flow of Bluetooth devices in a given street, roadway or passageway differentiating hands-free car kits from pedestrian phones. Sensor data is then transferred by a multi-hop ZigBee radio, via an internet gateway, to a server. The traffic measurements can then be analysed to address congestion of either vehicle or pedestrian traffic.