Receiver ‘wakes’ phone from sleep mode when you need it

Stanford researchers develop new method for waking up small electronic devices. A device that’s turned off doesn’t suck battery life, but it also doesn’t work. Now a low-power system that’s always on the alert can turn devices on when they are needed, saving energy in the networked internet of things. As smartphone users know all … Continue reading “Receiver ‘wakes’ phone from sleep mode when you need it”

Samsung Launches Data Monetization for IoT using Samsung ARTIK Cloud

Samsung Electronics has announced Samsung ARTIK Cloud Monetization for the Internet of Things (IoT). It is a new service to monetize the data shared by IoT devices and enable an IoT data economy. For the first time, device manufacturers and service providers can tap into an open ecosystem and create service plans that generate revenue … Continue reading “Samsung Launches Data Monetization for IoT using Samsung ARTIK Cloud”

Internet of things (IoT) sensors could connect via ambient radio waves

Internet of things (IoT) systems usually link networks of sensors via radio, but radios demand battery power thus limiting usability. Disney Research has determined that one solution may be to get rid of the radios all together and communicate via the ambient radio waves from TV, radio and cell phones. The Disney Researchers devised an … Continue reading “Internet of things (IoT) sensors could connect via ambient radio waves”