Saturday, 10 September 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT)


The buzz word and hype now a days are about IoT (Internet of Things). In this post, let’s examine what it is about.

The Internet of Things (IoT) can be explained as the ever-growing network of physical things or objects that will have an IP address for internet connection, and the communication which happens between these objects and other 
Internet-connected systems and devices.

IoT: The fundamental components

  • Hardware: The physical objects in IoT
  • Software: for data collection, storage, and processing
  • Communication Infrastructure: protocols and technologies to enable two physical objects to communicate

IoT has emerged from the convergence of wireless technologies, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), micro services and the internet.
Below are some IoT examples:

Smart Home

Around 256 companies and startups have already invested in Smart Home projects. Currently, the total investment for Smart Home startups exceeds $2.5 billion.

Smart City

Smart city IoT offers very effective solutions which current urban life faces, like traffic congestion, waste disposal, proper water distribution, security management.

Smart Power

With Smart power or smart grids, the efficiency and reliability of electricity can be improved. Smart power systems can identify the type and behaviors of electricity suppliers and consumers.

Wearables

Smart watch, Sony Smart B Trainer, gesture control, smart bracelet are some examples. This industry covers more than half a billion dollars fund.

Connected Car

Most big brand auto makers and some startup car companies are working on connected car sector.   IT giants like Google, Microsoft, and Apple have already announced connected car projects.

Telemedicine


The concept of a connected digital health care and smart medical devices and appliances are going to be the big giants in the IoT.

Smart Farming

Smart farming is a smart new concept in IoT and it is going to revolutionize the way farmers work, and it will be the most important application field in the agricultural-product/items exporting countries.

Why IoT will be successful in the near Future?


The smart phone usage has exceeded all the predicted limits and telecommunication sector is continuously trying to improve their infrastructure in order to satisfy their customers. As IoT devices need no separate communication than the existing one building IoT tech is very cheap and highly achievable.

The other factor is, the telecommunication sector is becoming more large and efficient, and the broadband internet is widely accessible. It has now become much cheaper to develop necessary sensors with wifi capabilities and hence it is possible to connect devices with less cost.

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Friday, 9 September 2016

Embedded Systems



The term ‘Embedded system’ is used for a computer or processor based system that has been developed for a specific purpose and objectives.

It is called ‘Embedded’ because the software is embedded into it for a special or particular application. Unlike a PC, the embedded system can’t run a variety of programs or tasks.

Devices where Embedded Systems are used:


  • Industrial machines
  • Automobiles
  • Medical equipment
  • Cameras
  • Household appliances
  • Airplanes
  • Vending machines
  • Toys
  • Cellular phones
  • PDAs


Embedded systems are considered as a special segment of Electronics industry today.

The software for embedded systems is normally called as firmware. The single program for an embedded system is stored on a chip.

Embedded Systems Components:


Embedded System Hardware: 

An embedded system has a hardware platform which is based on a microprocessor or microcontroller. It has other elements also like memory, input output (I/O) devices, and display.

Embedded System Software:   

The software of embedded system is to perform a specific function. It is normally written in a high level format. The software can be written in a variety of ways like machine code, programming languages (C, C++ etc.,)

In order to make the Embedded Systems programming easier, embedded system design tools are available today.

EmbeddedJava and Windows XP Embedded are certain operating systems or language platforms which are developed for the embedded purpose.

Embedded Systems: Classifications


Small Scale Embedded Systems

Small scale embedded systems are developed with a single 8 or 16-bit microcontroller. It can even be operated with a battery.

Medium Scale Embedded Systems:

These are designed with a single or 16 or 32 bit microcontrollers, DSPs or RISCs. When developing embedded software for these types of systems, the following programming tools are available.
The programming tools like C, C++, Visual C++, Java, and RTOS, source code engineering tool, simulator, debugger and integrated development environment can be used to develop the medium scale embedded systems.

Sophisticated Embedded Systems

Sophisticated embedded systems have a very complex hardware and software. They require PLAs, IPs, ASIPs, and configurable processors.

Embedded Systems Applications:

  • Smart cards
  • Telecommunication equipment
  • Satellites and missiles
  • Consumer electronics
  • Computer networking
  • Motor control System
  • Engine and body safety
  • Robotics in assembly unit
  • Mobile computing
  • Wireless communications
  • Telephone
  • Security systems
  • Image processing
  • Printers
  • Network cards
  • Monitors and displays
  • DVDs
  • High definition TVs
  • Digital cameras


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