IoT Security Challenges and how can we address them?

From music speakers to thermostats, to lights and accessories, everything has some sort of intelligence; We are living in tech heaven, to be precise. Having moved from keypads to touch interfaces, we are currently in the no interface era. Every company is focusing on getting the maximum done with very little interaction with the device,… Continue reading IoT Security Challenges and how can we address them?

IoT Basics: How to Install an OS on Raspberry Pi

Due to a lot of requests, we’re introducing the ‘IoT Basics’ to our Explainer series covering all the important things you need to know to get started with a Raspberry Pi, aimed at newbies. We will be covering topics like – using a breadboard, the use of resistors, GPIO pins, among others. Let us look… Continue reading IoT Basics: How to Install an OS on Raspberry Pi

Interfacing a Motion Detector Sensor with a Raspberry Pi 3

In the previous posts we discussed about why Internet of Things is the buzzword of the decade and how to get started working on a Raspberry Pi to fire up an LED light. But now we’re stepping up the game from lighting up LEDs to detecting motion. Sitting in front of the laptop staring at my… Continue reading Interfacing a Motion Detector Sensor with a Raspberry Pi 3

SAM Labs Helps Kids Learn Coding through IoT

SAM Labs, Maker of educational technology kits to learn coding, engineering, and DIY; SAM teaches incredibly complex concepts through a hands-on and visual approach. Without any prior knowledge of coding or programming, one can program the SAM building blocks by connecting the dots in the SAM Space app to form wireless circuits and learn. The journey… Continue reading SAM Labs Helps Kids Learn Coding through IoT

India’s First IoT Focused CoE in Bengaluru

NASSCOM today launched India’s first Centre of Excellence – Internet of Things (CoE-IoT) at the NASSCOM Startups Warehouse in Bengaluru. The CoE will focus on leveraging IT strengths and creating a new age industry with the support of IoT based ideas. The CoE is a joint initiative between the Department of Electronics and Information Technology… Continue reading India’s First IoT Focused CoE in Bengaluru

Meet Helio X20 Development Board from MediaTek

MediaTek today launched its Helio X20 Development Board, based on MediaTek’s high-end Helio X20 mobile processor, making it the first development board in the industry to use Tri-Cluster, deca-core and ARM® Cortex®-A72 technology. To enable the widest range of smart gadgets and IoT devices to be prototyped, the board offers an extensive set of interfaces and… Continue reading Meet Helio X20 Development Board from MediaTek

Why is IoT the Buzzword of the Decade?

As the car was approaching home, her GPS location was sent to the home thermostat. After a long tiring day, she entered her perfectly dim lit, warm home, to her favorite playlist playing in the background. As she sunk into the couch, over a conversation with her virtual assistant on the home speaker, she reviewed… Continue reading Why is IoT the Buzzword of the Decade?

How to Glow an LED using Raspberry Pi and Python

Today, most of the IoT based applications and products are powered by Raspberry Pi. If you haven’t yet read the previous article, about why IoT is the buzzword of the decade, do check it out! Raspberry Pi is a pocket sized affordable computer which is both fun to play around and build projects as per your ideas. You can plug… Continue reading How to Glow an LED using Raspberry Pi and Python

Microsoft brings in Wireless 3D Printing for Windows 10 IoT Core

Today, Microsoft introduced the Network 3D Printer app for its IoT-based platform (IoT Core) which gives wireless functionality to 3D printers. Windows 10 IoT Core is a version of Windows 10 that is optimized for smaller devices with or without a display, and that runs on the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3, Arrow DragonBoard 410c… Continue reading Microsoft brings in Wireless 3D Printing for Windows 10 IoT Core

What makes a City Smart? IoT Elements and Key Interactions

More than 100 cities of 1 million people will be built in the next decade. This also an area where the current Indian PM is looking to move the nation into. And if implemented clearly, it will be a great thing for the economy and the quality of urban life in our country. Today, let us conclude this series about the IoT with a look at smart cities – one of the major implementations of IoT.