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NB-IoT shield with Arduino header renamed to akorIoT

NB-IoT Shield Arduino

The idea for the NB-IoT shield with Arduino header was conceived in summer 2016. We then produced the first version of the NB-IoT shield at the M2M Summit in September 2016. The second generation was shown to readers of my IoT/M2M Cookbook in our end of the year mailing and it has proved extremely popular; we […]

World’s first free and open IoT out of the box with NB-IoT module with Arduino header

NB-IoT-LTE-Cat-NB1-M1-Arduino-Shield

Many IoT / M2M Cookbook customers asked me for an evaluation kit within the last two years. I launched the first version during M2M Summit in September 2016. In February 2017 the multicellular version came true. The working name is HARduino because it has an Arduino R3 compatible UART interface. HARALD – ALD + duino […]

When pigeons tweet – birds in IoT

Pigeons wearing wireless pollution-monitoring devices will report back via Twitter

Pigeons don’t tweet, they make cooing noises. They don’t wear backpacks either. Usually. Well, say hello to the new breed of backpack wearing, tweeting pigeons that might just save lives.   If you live in a city there’s a good chance you’ll be sharing it most days with a large number of pigeons. And generally […]

Low Cost GSM GPS Bluetooth module on Arduino shield

GSM GPS Bluetooth module as a glance

New GSM / GPS / Bluetooth module adapter for STM32 Nucleo, Arduino, Intel Galileo plus compatible PCBs Your ideas? Your wishes? Your recommendation? Your advice? I will listen to you. Before I started to write the IoT / M2M Cookbook I asked business friends what they would like to pay for such a book. A […]

iBeacon versus Bluetooth Low Energy Beacon

BLE key fob

For some reasons Apple was brainwashing the whole world. The whole world means that the iBeacon is the only beacon. iBeacons are stupid. iBeacon only really transmit their ID around the clock. Apple has not invented Bluetooth Low Energy. Apple even did not invent the Bluetooth Low Energy beacon. They just registered the trademark iBeacon […]

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