With fears over declining bee populations worldwide, an Irish start-up Blazer Team believes IoT could provide a solution. Blazer are installing its sensors in a bee hives in order to remotely monitor the health of each bee and compile that data to give an in-depth analysis of the colony’s overall health.
The Wi-Fi Alliance have announced a new extension to the Wi-Fi standard, Wi-Fi HaLow (pronounced “halo”) is designed for low-power devices. It’ll travel farther and even do a better job of traveling through walls. Basically, it’s an all around better option for smart home and IoT devices, at least if these claims hold up.
And here are a couple of events happening over the next week in Kerry which we are looking forward to:
The Irish Códaithe Competition is a coding/technology event in Killorglin Community College on Saturday week (27th February). The event is the brainchild of The Irish Códaithe Competition is a competition set up by three 2nd year students from Killorglin Community College including Timothy McGrath with whom IMaR helped to develop an NFC powered mobile app to aid those with visual impairments.
The IMaR Gateway, based in Institute of Technology Tralee, is applying its core expertise in providing electronic and mechanical hardware, software, IoT and data analytics innovation for increased productivity in the manufacturing, agriculture and process sectors.
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IMaR is part of the Technology Gateway Network, a nationwide resourse for industry aimed at assisting in the delivery of innovative and/or near to market solutions for both local and national industry.