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Tech Firms Join Forces To Thread Smart Home Network Together
2014-07-15 09:17:30

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google Inc.'s Nest Labs, Samsung Electronics, ARM Holdings, Freescale Semiconductor, Silicon Labs, Yale and Big Ass Fans have joined forces to create an industry trade group built around a new standard for devices to communicate in a smart home network. On Tuesday the companies launched Thread Group, which is just the latest Internet of Things consortium that looks to create an IP-based wireless networking protocol to connect products and...

2014-01-17 08:24:52

STOCKHOLM, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet of Things startup Thingsquare today announced the program for the spring 2014 Internet of Things (IoT) courses. The Internet of Things is one of this year's most talked about technologies, set out to revolutionize consumer electronics, lighting, smart cities, and retail. The 2014 course program has been expanded with a set of online courses as well as a new on-site in-depth course in advanced firmware engineering. The...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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