Move Past BLE Beacons

What is a BLE "Beacon"? First off, what is a beacon and how do they work? I like to use the analogy of a lighthouse, a beacon has one simple purpose, and that is to send out a signal and say I am here. It's completely unaware of any mobile devices that are around it, it … Continue reading Move Past BLE Beacons

Thread in IoT. Wait, whats Thread?

Thread is a short-range wireless technology that is originally designed for home use. It has built-in security at the network layer along with mesh right out of the box. Oh, did I mention yet that its low power meaning a Thread device can easily run on a battery? Thread is an open wireless protocol that natively handles … Continue reading Thread in IoT. Wait, whats Thread?