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Insights on IoT applications and technology trends from Digi thought leaders and subject matter experts
Technical Insights Sum of Smarts: Security, Reliability, Certifications & ROI Rob Faludi
February 23, 2018
Digi XBee3’s smart security, reliability and certifications all add up to the very smartest return on your investment. While you’re speeding your product to market with your mind at ease, you’re also delivering more funds to the bottom line.
Applications FELFEL Develops Smart Foodservice Solution Jess Morris, Digital Marketing
February 23, 2018
Switzerland’s FELFEL has developed a complete, innovative solution that enables everyone at the office to eat delicious, sustainable, and fresh food all day long at affordable prices. A Digi ConnectCore® single-board computer (SBC) using a 4G LTE connection powers an Android application that controls everything from refrigerator locks to token-based POS transactions.
Examples & Guides Seven Segment Display with Digi XBee Rob Faludi
February 22, 2018
Number communicate clearly. With a simple 7-segment numeric display you can show how many, how much, which one or when with precision. It’s a snap to display numbers wirelessly with an Digi XBee radio.
Applications Digi XBee3: Go Smaller, Run Longer Rob Faludi
February 13, 2018
The new Digi XBee3 smart modules offer reduced size and weight with increased battery life in plenty of options, all...
Technical Insights Sum of Smarts Featuring: Modularity and Programmability Rob Faludi
February 6, 2018
Digi XBee3 takes smart to a whole new level. Building on our industry-leading embedded technology, Digi XBee3 delivers enhanced functionality, design and programmability that reduce costs and accelerate time to market.
Technical Insights How to Choose the Right Antenna for Your IoT Application Dustin Morris, Principal RF/Antenna Engineer
February 6, 2018
Antennas come in many shapes and sizes, for many different uses. Some are attached externally to the product for the...
IoT Trends 5 Big Blockchain Concepts to Understand for IoT and Security Applications Scott Nelson, Chief Product Officer and VP of Product
February 2, 2018
During a recent depth Q&A IoT technology expert, Scott Nelson, and a Blockchain security expert, discussed the world of cyber security.
IoT Trends What’s New with the Digi XBee3 Smart Modules? Mike Bleakmore, Product Marketing
January 30, 2018
The new Digi XBee3 smart series features micro, SMT, and through-hole form factors, design flexibility, and advance Digi XBee capabilities with its reduced size, weight, and power consumption.
Examples & Guides Controlling a Lamp from the Internet with Digi Remote Manager Rob Faludi
January 24, 2018
In this example, we’ll walk you through the steps for setting up the Digi XBee Internet Gateway and Digi Remote Manager (DRM) to control a lamp over the internet! Of course, you don’t have to use a lamp for this; you can use XIG and Digi Remote Manager to control many kinds of devices and even read wireless sensors.
IoT Trends CES 2018 Smart Technology Summary Digi International
January 18, 2018
Last week, the Digi team exhibited inside the Internet of Things (IoT) Infrastructure Pavilion at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES)...
Examples & Guides LCD Text Display with Digi XBee Radios Rob Faludi
January 9, 2018
Words are how humans communicate. An inexpensive LCD text display can be the most economical way to make your project talk to people, and it's easy to make a wireless one with a Digi XBee radio.
Technical Insights Who Is Responsible for IoT Device Security? Don Schleede, Information Security Officer
December 21, 2017
Many people believe that security can be fully implemented by the device manufacturer, or that it’s possible to install a security-focused software program to detect and thwart hacking. But in fact, true device security is a combination of technologies, processes and best practices.
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