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  • TI E2E Community

    TI E2E Community

    Blog Post: Step 5 to build a smart thermostat using an MCU – adding network connectivity
    Published. June 16, 2017

    Co-authored by Britta Ruelander , systems engineer at TI Internet of Things (IoT) technology makes products like thermostats smarter by connecting them to the network and enabling remote user access. The previous four blog posts of this “How to build a smart thermostat” series have covered key aspects of building a smart thermostat, including analog sensing, analog-to-digital conversion, data processing and human machine interface (HMI). This fifth blog post will discuss how to add network connectivity,...


  • Denali Memory Blog

    Denali Memory Blog

    Bluetooth 5: Making Your Smart Home a Reality
    Published. December 5, 2016

    We all know the futuristic vision of the world just around the corner. The vision where we tell our smart home that we’ve just left work at the end of a long day, and we’re heading home. Our home then tells the thermostat to warm up or cool down, lights to turn on, and the oven to start baking the lasagna we left in it that morning. We arrive to a warm, brightly lit home, and hot, freshly cooked food. You’ve got the vision, but do you have any idea how many connectivity and networking...


  • Technology Review Feed - Energy Top Stories

    Technology Review Feed - Energy Top Stories

    Peace Through Grids
    Published. April 21, 2015

    How smart energy policy can ease conflicts. ...


  • Wireless Sensor Networks Blog

    Wireless Sensor Networks Blog

    New UART to WIFI chipset will unleash low cost Internet of Things
    Published. August 28, 2014

    WiFi infrastructure is everywhere which makes easier to make network of devices connected to WiFi. There is also great range of WIFI routers with different space coverage and speeds, and as they are mass produced product the prices are at the rock bottom if we have to compare to Zigbee or Bluetooth. WiFi stack require […]...


  • Conversation Central

    Conversation Central

    Smart Grid, Smart Lives
    Published. April 23, 2013

    *This show was recorded in December, 2012. Guest: Chris King, Chair, Smart Energy Demand Coalition Host: Karen Bartleson, Senior Directory, Community Marketing, Synopsys Inc. If your browser doesn’t support Flash, click here to download the show and play it locally. Chris King, Chair of the Smart Energy Demand Coalition, is a luminary on Smart Grid. […]...


  • Tech Deseign Forums Blog

    Tech Deseign Forums Blog

    Latest Nucleus RTOS offers secure memory partitioning for mid-market design
    Published. October 23, 2013

    Mentor's new version of its RTOS targets once high-cost flexibility with secure and reliable in-operation upgrades and app swap-outs for medical, industrial and smart energy.The post Latest Nucleus RTOS offers secure memory partitioning for mid-market design appeared first on Tech Design Forum....


  • Chris A. Ciufo on All Things Embedded

    Chris A. Ciufo on All Things Embedded

    An Interview with PICMG President and Chairman Joe Pavlat
    Published. July 29, 2013

    PICMG is the standards organization responsible for AdvancedTCA, MicroTCA, CompactPCI, and several other hardware form factors. They’ve had a VERY busy twelve months, with myriad standards updates on the way. From CompactPCI Express, to faster Ethernet, to lower priced memories … Continue reading →...


  • Mocana Device Blog

    Mocana Device Blog

    Cisco Embraces Smart Grids
    Published. January 28, 2013

    Building on its GridBlocks architecture, Cisco last week announced new products for the smart grid. According to Bloomberg News the Cisco portfolio now includes a Utility Operational Network solution, Cisco Connected Grid Design Suite, and Cisco Incident Response and Workforce Enablement. Technology Review reports that last year in China Cisco tested a system that lets [...]...


  • Mocana Device Blog

    Mocana Device Blog

    Cisco Embraces Smart Grids
    Published. January 28, 2013

    Building on its GridBlocks architecture, Cisco last week announced new products for the smart grid. According to Bloomberg News the Cisco portfolio now includes a Utility Operational Network solution, Cisco Connected Grid Design Suite, and Cisco Incident Response and Workforce Enablement. Technology Review reports that last year in China Cisco tested a system that lets [...]...


  • FPGA Blog

    FPGA Blog

    Altera, Flexibilis Develop HSR and PRP Reference Design
    Published. March 5, 2013

    Altera and Flexibilis developed a High-availability Seamless Redundancy (HSR) and Parallel Redundancy Protocol (PRP) reference design. It features Flexibilis Redundant Switch (FRS) intellectual property (IP) implemented on an Altera low-power, low-cost Cyclone-class FPGA or Cyclone V SoC. The reference design simplifies development and implementation of highly reliable mission-critical communications systems in smart grid substation automation [...]...


  • GreenTech Pastures

    GreenTech Pastures

    Smart grid player targets streetlight optimization
    Published. February 6, 2013

    A new partnership between Silver Spring Networks and Streetlight.Vision will create a new solution for managing public lighting infrastructure, parking meters and more....


  • EEBeat

    EEBeat

    Electronica’s CEO Roundtable Tackles the Smart Grid
    Published. November 13, 2012

    Unless you’ve spent the past year in a cave, and possibly even then, you know that the European financial crises remains top of mind for everyone who does business on this side of the pond. And while financial markets are no longer in a state of emergency over Europe’s high government debts and weak banks, [...]...


  • NextGenLog

    NextGenLog

    #ENERGY: "TI Unveils New Smart Grid SoCs"
    Published. January 31, 2013

    Texas Instruments (TI) has unveiled dozens of new smart meter systems-on-chip (SoCs) for the burgeoning market for upgrading the power grids worldwide. Smart grids will cut energy consumption by matching usage patterns to electricity generation capabilities, but needs smart meters to work--and TI has an SoC for every smart grid app: R. Colin Johnson @NextGenLog TI's smart grid SoCs, software and reference designs enable in-home displays to equip consumers with information that enables them to control...





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