Author: Joel Fischer

New sensors

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James and Mike have been hard at work getting the sensors ready for the next round of deployments. With our new sensor kit (different configurations of what’s on the image), we’ll be able to sense: temperature humidity CO2 (occupancy) electricity  

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IoT configuration

An ever increasing number of everyday objects from our homes, workplaces and even from our wardrobes, are getting connected to the Internet, creating the much discussed "Internet of Things" (IoT). With increased connectivity comes additional risk. These objects can be attacked and possibly hijacked, putting our privacy, data and safety in question.Setting personalized and "strong" […]

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IoT Simple

IoT Simple is a very basic framework for Internet of Things applications. It is built around an AVR 8-bit micro-controller (the same type used on Arduino), various pluggable radio modules (e.g. WiFi, or CISECO), and a Python-Django HTTP server. Rather than a generic multi-purpose board, a very simple design is adapted for specific projects, including […]

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Watch this space

We will be posting infrequently on participatory design activities with our user partner CSE, on progress with technical development, and how we get on with deploying kit into households.

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CharIoT kick off

We are excited that project CharIoT has formally begun! This EPSRC funded project (EP/L02392X/1) runs for 18 months from October 2014 until  March 2016. It is a collaboration between the University of Nottingham, the University of Southampton and the Centre for Sustainable Energy. This is what the project will be about (excerpt from the proposal): […]

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