Category - IoT & Embedded

Technologies and solutions related to IoT and embedded software development and major tendencies and innovations in the domains.

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Real-Time Embedded Systems: What Are They and Why Do We Need Them?
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What Is Digital Signage?
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What Is an Information Kiosk? Definition, Functioning, Types, Benefits
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Embedded Product Development Life Cycle: Four Main Steps
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Top IoT Trends Shaping the Industry [2020/2021]
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All You Need to Know about Embedded Systems Programming
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The Value of Interactive Kiosks for Your Business
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Windows CE (WinCE) Migration: What You Need to Know
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A Mobile App for a Smart Home Solution: Takeaways and Guidelines
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Top Eight IoT Platforms to Watch in 2019

Real-Time Embedded Systems: What Are They and Why Do We Need Them?

Have you ever thought about what stands behind embedded devices’ capability to react to external conditions instantly? Why do the lights in a smart home turn on within a second, reacting to movement, or why does resuscitation equipment turn on within milliseconds, reacting to respiratory failure, cardiac arrest, or other changes of patients’ health conditions?

The magic behind the reactive response of such devices is real-time computing. This article provides a deep look into real-time embedded systems, including their classification, design patterns and application examples.

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What Is Digital Signage?

Although many are puzzled by it, digital signage has become а phenomenon that we deal with daily. Now, in the time of the ‘new normal,’ the nature of our interactions has crucially changed, opening up a huge potential for this type of system. According to ReportLinker, the digital signage market will reach $29.6 billion by 2024, compared to $20.8 billion in 2019. What is digital signage and where can we apply it? Read on to learn more.

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What Is an Information Kiosk? Definition, Functioning, Types, Benefits

The way we consume information has changed dramatically in recent times: we demand instant access to relevant data and facts, independent of time and location. But human assistants are physically unable to be at all the venues where people may need a consultation.

This is the very situation that calls for information kiosks. Such digital assistants based on embedded software can be applied in hundreds of use cases across various industries.

Let’s look at the information kiosk system in detail. This may be exactly what you are looking for!

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Top IoT Trends Shaping the Industry [2020/2021]

A couple of years ago, the Internet of Things was a buzzword symbolizing a futuristic technology to most people. However, IoT trends 2019 showed that this technology was already here, and here to stay.

To date, the Internet of Things has matured enough to have an impact on numerous areas of our technological and social life. And since IoT is still in development, the discussion of current trends in IoT is a hot topic, especially for companies that can leverage these trends to grow their business. Let’s start.

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All You Need to Know about Embedded Systems Programming

Living side by side with smart devices has become a convenient and comfortable practice for all of us. But what do we know about modern washing machines or coffee makers apart from which buttons to push? Not much. Their sophisticated performance remains invisible to ordinary users because hardly anyone looks inside these machines.

In today’s article, we are going to look under the hood and find out what’s responsible for the operation of embedded systems. Our big buzz topic is embedded software development and its undeniable influence on various domains

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The Value of Interactive Kiosks for Your Business

Various types of interactive kiosks have been emerging all over the place lately, from the airport to the post office to restaurants. While some people still have no idea how to use self-service terminals and try to avoid them, numerous businesses are leveraging interactive technology based on embedded software development in order to establish effective digital communication with their customers. In this article, we’ve compiled comprehensive information about info-kiosks and self-service systems for you to better understand their functionality, development processes and benefits for companies and users.

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A Mobile App for a Smart Home Solution: Takeaways and Guidelines

The ever-growing use of smart devices has already influenced all aspects of human life and has triggered the emergence of the smart home. In this article, we will investigate why smart home providers should place the utmost importance on providing efficient mobile applications to manage their systems. To ensure maximum comprehension, we will illustrate it with two real-world business examples — SaM Solutions’ proprietary smart home system and a mobile app for a home automation platform that we created for our customer.

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Top Eight IoT Platforms to Watch in 2019

The physical world of things and the digital world of the internet have merged together, creating a new ecosystem — the Internet of Things (IoT), which is an overwhelming trend across various industries today. In this article, we are going to talk about the top Internet of Things platforms that help effectively build and maintain IoT solutions.

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