Using IoT to Pimp Your Chateau

Using IoT to Pimp Your Chateau

Chalets, cottages, cabins are synonymous with a low-tech lifestyle. For most people, a retreat to these spaces brings to mind shoddy cell-service, spotty LTE, and boxy television sets from the days of Yore. The low-tech lifestyle has charm. Playing life on hard mode...
Battery-Free Beacons: 2019

Battery-Free Beacons: 2019

Thanks to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, the modern world is awash in 2.4-GHz radiation. A semiconductor startup in Israel, Wiliot, thinks it can use some of that RF energy to free the Internet-of-Things from batteries and other energy storage devices. “There’s a lot of...