There are many ways to add wireless connectivity to a device. We’ll take a brief tour of the some of these like WiFi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, Zwave, NFC, Cellular, LoRa, and Sigfox. We’ll talk about some of the pros and cons of each technology to help you decide which is best for your use case. By … Read More
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NFC: Near Field Communications: a short-range high frequency wireless communication technology which enables the exchange of data between devices over about a 10 centimeter (around 4 inches) distance (via Wikipedia). Well that’s great, but what does it mean, especially when mentioned in conjunction with Gingerbread? As you may (or may not) have heard this week … Read More