ZigBee Member Meeting in Vancouver, BC June 16-19th

ReprZigBee Allianceesentatives of San Juan Software will attend the ZigBee Members meeting in Vancouver, BC Canada  June 16th-19th. San Juan Software has been an active member of the ZigBee Alliance since 2004 and has held officer positions in several of the ZigBee Work Groups. For more information about the ZigBee Alliance go to www.zigbee.org

IoT & M2M Markets to Grow to $500 Billion by 2019

According to a market forecast report released by Research & Markets,The global Internet of Things and Machine-to-Machine communications market is estimated to grow from $128.7 billion in 2014 to $498.92 billion in 2019, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.42% during the forecast period of 2014-2019.It is expected that by 2025 a trillion of interconnected devices will be present in the market. The forecast is broken out by technologies and platforms (RFID, Sensor Nodes, Gateways, Cloud Management, NFC, CEP, SCADA, ZigBee), M2M connections and IoT components. It includes worldwide market forecasts by region (2014 - 2019).  More

TI supports iBeacon technology across TI's Bluetooth® Smart, dual-mode and combo-connectivity

SimpleLink™ SensorTag, new SensorTag App and CC2543 reference design with iBeacon technology, deliver fast time to market of new apps and devices. DALLAS, April 16, 2014 -- Texas Instruments (TI) announced support for iBeacon technology across its Bluetooth® low energy portfolio, and launched a new location app, with iBeacon technology, for the CC2541-based SimpleLink SensorTag development kit, optimized for beacons and broadcast applications such as trail markers in a park, exhibits in a museum, or product displays in stores. More

Freescale Demonstrates an "Internet of Things" Gateway Solution

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 9, 2014--Featured in the opening session at the 2014 Freescale Technology Forum, the IoT gateway is a flexible hardware platform engineered to support the secure delivery of IoT services to end-users in a home, business or other location; thereby supporting the rapid deployment of a vast array of innovative IoT services. Freescale plans to offer the new platform in Q4 2014 with a software suite that integrates and pre-validates security and connectivity components, allowing developers to add value through application software development and connectivity of new edge node products. Powered by a Freescale i.MX 6 applications processor built on the ARM Cortex®-A9 core, the platform runs Oracle Java SE Embedded and is suitable for basic networking and sensor connectivity. The solution supports the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth® low energy and ZigBee wireless interfaces. More

Freescale Shrinks World’s Smallest ARM-Based MCU by 15 Percent

An ARM 32 bit mcu smaller than a golf ball dimple Smaller than a golf ball dimple, new Kinetis KL03 unleashes design innovation for Internet of Things applications. The world’s smallest and most energy efficient 32-bit MCU based on ARM® technology, the Kinetis KL03 MCU builds on the previous generation Kinetis KL02 device with new features, advanced integration, and greater ease-of-use – all in an even smaller 1.6 x 2.0mm2 package. The new capabilities of the Kinetis KL03 device help customers to achieve lower power in a smaller form factor, saving on product design time and cost. More