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

Wireless Infrastructure Installation

Industrial communication network infrastructure options are diverse and usually complex. When they aren’t as reliable as they need to be, the process results in unplanned downtime or worse. Most problems result from the components selected, installation practices or design. However, with a solid architecture plan, the system will perform as intended.The challenge is that industrial … Continue reading Wireless Infrastructure Installation

Tips for Traveling to Tokyo

After major setbacks due to natural and nuclear disasters in 2011, tourism in Tokyo is rebounding. The Japan National Tourism Office reports a 21% increase in visitor arrival numbers between January and August 2013 compared with the same period last year. The renewed surge of visitors is in part being attributed to Tokyo’s successful bid … Continue reading Tips for Traveling to Tokyo

Wireless Infrastructure Installation

Industrial communication network infrastructure options are diverse and usually complex. When they aren’t as reliable as they need to be, the process results in unplanned downtime or worse. Most problems result from the components selected, installation practices or design. However, with a solid architecture plan, the system will perform as intended. The challenge is that … Continue reading Wireless Infrastructure Installation

The S4 Flight Board

The flight board, which is considered the backbone of the entire S4 payload, is a Printed Circuit Board (PCB). The flight board provides the foundation that keeps all the components firmly in place. It also provides a route for the power and information to travel between the components. This is achieved through a system of … Continue reading The S4 Flight Board

Avoiding Hidden Travel Fees

Whether it’s $25 to check you bag on an airplane or $200 for changing your flight reservation, travel fees have a way of sneaking up on you when you are traveling for business. This isn’t only costly, it becomes very annoying when you are trying to keep your business travel thrifty. You would think it … Continue reading Avoiding Hidden Travel Fees

The Freedom of Wireless Technology

Wireless communication refers to the transfer of information between two or more points which are not connected by an electrical cord. The most common wireless technologies use electromagnetic wireless telecommunications, such as radio. Distances can be made shorter using radio waves. A few meters in the case of television and thousands or even millions of … Continue reading The Freedom of Wireless Technology