IoT & Smart Cities

October 2023
Our Vehicles are Gobbling up our Personal Data

Jason Lomberg, North American Editor, PSD

The IoT has the potential to fulfill the grand promise of the Internet – to unite the entire globe by uniting every electronic device, system, and appliance in one worldwide network. “The collective network of connected devices and the technology that facilitates communication between devices and the c
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10/01/2023
IoT and Smart Cities: What Makes Sense?

Kevin Parmenter, Director, Applications Engineering. TSC, America

The first IoT device is said to be a soda machine in the 1980s at Carnegie Mellon University that could report inventory and temperature. Others say it was an internet toaster introduced at the University of Cambridge in 1990. Either way, this technology has come a long way from its humble beginnings. According to
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10/01/2023
Enabling Sustainable Building Management Systems

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Figure 1: A T1L-enabled building controller

With its 10Mbps data rate, support for various topologies, and power over a single-twisted pair cable, 10BASE-T1L provides seamless Ethernet connectivity to DDC controllers and edge nodes in point-to-point, ring, and line network configurations. It offers real-time control and overcomes the limitations of previous pr
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10/01/2023
Avoid Energy Challenges Through Partial Discharge Monitoring

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It has never been so tough to run a business in the UK. The first quarter of 2023 saw the largest net decrease in business numbers, with over 105,000 closing and just 79,000 opening. At a time where all sectors are feeling the squeeze of rising running costs and high energy bills due to months of inflation and ec
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10/01/2023
How a Unified IOT Controller Can Simplify Smart Factory Installations

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Figure 1: Current IIoT Edge to Cloud Infrastructure

­The technologies underlying IoT devices could also benefit the industrial sector. This resulted in the proliferation of ‘The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)’ edge devices (sensors and actuators) using various wireless communications protocols. In theory, this flexibility should be a welcome development, bu
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10/01/2023
Building Efficient, Safe, and Reliable Smart Cities Begins with Robust Heat Pump Design

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Figure 1: Heat pump in cooling mode

The biggest megatrend for smart cities is improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. Developing smart electronics designs for heat pumps, water heaters, metering, and thermostats is mission-critical to achieving success. This article will help electronics design engineers improve their new heat pu
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10/01/2023
Smarter Cities Provide a Sustainable Future

Ally Winning, European Editor, PSD

Welcome to the October issue of Power Systems Design Europe. In the northern hemisphere, October is the middle of Autumn, and when the temperatures really begin to fall. It is normally the time to turn back on the heating in our homes and workplaces after the summer. Our energy usage accelerates even more as we
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10/01/2023
Collecting Data and Sharing Information to Improve Our Quality of Life

Jason Lomberg, North American Editor, PSD

Welcome to the October issue, and as we inch closer to the creepiness, kookiness, and spookiness (with apologies to a certain family) at the end of this month, we’ve got a banger of a topic for you, in the form of the “IoT and Smart Cities.” These two ideas, concepts, and technologies will shape the futur
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10/01/2023
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