In its early days the internet was seen simply as a way of transferring data across large distances but it is now playing an ever increasing part in our lives.
David Reid reports on what is seen as the next big frontier for the web – called the internet of things – allowing you to use your smartphone to control your home heating, pay for parking and even monitor your own fitness.
The report is here.
Libelium has launched a new video showing the capabilities of the Gases Sensor Board for the Waspmote platform. Some of the gas sensors which can be included in the board are Carbon Monoxide – CO, Carbon Dioxide – CO2, Oxygen – O2, Methane – CH4, Hydrogen – H2, Ammonia – NH3, Hydrogen Sulfide – H2S, Nitrogen Dioxide – NO2, Ozone – O3, Isobutane, Ethanol, Toluene, Hydrocarbons, VOC, temperature, humidity and atmospheric pressure. Values read are sent using the 802.15.4/ZigBee radio to the gateway what makes the system the perfect solution when implementing Wireless Sensor Networks to control gas levels and air quality.
More info here.
Libelium has just published the first of a series of videos about their Waspmote product. Here is what to do with a new Waspmote:
The seminar gave a good overview of 6LoWPAN and the general contents of the book “6LoWPAN: The Wireless Embedded Internet“, covering about half of the course material slides and lasts for 80 minutes. Enjoy!
6LoWPAN Seminar Video (80 minutes, MP4) Recorded 6.12.2009