Old McDonald Had a Farm with IoT Smart Devices E-I-E-I-O

Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) has to lead the Australian Center for Broadband Innovation (ACBI) research initiative to create greater awareness and understanding of the potential for smart farming, which is enabled by internet services. Part of the initiative has been the test of IoT services on Kirby Smart Farm at Armidale … Continue reading Old McDonald Had a Farm with IoT Smart Devices E-I-E-I-O

The Smart Fridge of the Future

  It is predicted, that by 2020 billions of devices will be connected to the internet. This technology is known as The Internet of Things (IoT), which refers to uniquely identifiable objects that have a digital presence being connected to one another, creating a digital ecosystem, as well as being connected to the internet. To … Continue reading The Smart Fridge of the Future

GM’s High-Tech Bolt is Catching Mistakes Before They Happen

A new kind of smart bolt collects data during manufacturing at a New York State General Motors factory to help the automaker reduce mistakes during the assembly process. Ask any seasoned mechanic, today’s automotive engines are more complicated than they have ever been. There is a lot that can go wrong when assembling these high-tech … Continue reading GM’s High-Tech Bolt is Catching Mistakes Before They Happen

IoT Smart Devices Help on the Farm

Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) has lead the Australian Center for Broadband Innovation (ACBI) research initiative to create greater awareness and understanding of the potential for smart farming, which is enabled by internet services. Part of the initiative has been the test of IoT services on Kirby Smart Farm at Amidale in … Continue reading IoT Smart Devices Help on the Farm

What is a Barcode Scanner?

A barcode scanner, also called a point-of-sale (POS) scanner or a price scanner, is a device used to capture and read information contained in a barcode. The scanner consists of a light source, a lens and a light sensor that translates optical impulses into electrical ones. They also contain decoder circuitry analyzing the barcode’s image … Continue reading What is a Barcode Scanner?