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ICYMI Through April 11, 2022

Added to IoTplaybook or last updated on: 04/18/2022
ICYMI through November 12, 2018

Housing problems plague major cities, including New York. Luckily, a new building just opened for residents, Steinway Tower on 57th Street at Central Park. It’s the second tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere, and “the world’s skinniest skyscraper.” The penthouse is on sale for $66 million, and a studio apartment is a steal at only $7.75 million. 1,428 feet high, 84 stories, but only 60 residences. That’s skinny.

Device management software provider Dhyan partnered with Senet’s LoRaWAN network to support smart streetlights.

Here’s a roundup of medical uses for the Industrial IoT and they never once call it the Internet of Medical Things.

SentryPODS details a new way of extending video surveillance to areas as needed for special events and remote and harsh locations. The camo-painted units can connect over LTE or cellular data.

Here’s an article that works like a checklist for vulnerabilities and tips to protect your IoT devices and projects.

England sends us a roundup of ways IoT can advance supply chains.

Count this among the serious discussions about privacy and the IoT. The Georgetown Public Policy Review asks if it’s too late in our IoT era to save privacy.

The iRobot folks updated the company’s educational robot, iRobot Create, to Create 3. Based on the popular Roomba foundation, it talks Wi-Fi, Ethernet-over-USB, and Bluetooth. You have a choice of programming languages as well.

Israeli company SolidRun developed a new family of System on Module (SOM) single board computers (SBCs) for network edge solutions. Check out the new LX2-Lite SOMs and CLEARFOG LX2-Lite Development Platform and go edge-device crazy.

We know IoT devices will be part of the modern battlefield, but they need a way to communicate. The new IoT battle network for the Department of Defense being built by the team of Northrop and AT&T could be a good start. Or maybe you prefer the collaboration between Amazon Web Services and Armaments Research Company for your battlefields.

Researchers in AI for IoT are taking notes from an interesting source: bugs such as crickets.

Need to brush up on how AI and IoT work together? Here you go.

Of course, others prefer to weave their IoT in and around blockchain, and this Forbes article explains some of those details.

Here’s an update on IoT in agriculture from the Business Standard. Yes, it’s still a big deal and getting bigger.

Even after COVID restrictions on room occupancy stop, there are still many good reasons to track people going in and out of an area. The new Terabee People Counting L-XL usea infrared sensors instead of a camera, eliminating privacy complaints.

Managing networks for thousands of IoT devices in the field is a real handful, especially if you change carriers. But the new WebbingCTRL promises to use automation to switch carriers depending a variety of situations.

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Worried about the water in your area? This AI-driven water pollution monitor will test and give you one of three reports: clean, risky, and polluted.