Nordic Semiconductor, the manufacturer of the System on a Chip (SoC) in many beacons, has published the latest issue of Wireless Quarter Magazine. It showcases the many uses of Nordic SoCs.
It showcases a gym management platform using beacons that analyses equipment and zone use. It also mentions the nRF52 SoC, used in beacons, being used in
- MEZOO’s ECG monitor that detects heart arrhythmia
- Xiaomi’s Bluetooth LE smart door lock
- M Lura Health’s 1000 tooth sensor
- Escort’s fuel level sensor
Juniper Research reports on how the pandemic is accelerating use of IoT:
IoT connections driven by early industrial deployments and pandemic-driven telemedicine applications are projected to reach 83 billion by 2024, a 130 percent growth rate
There are also articles on using tech to prevent deforestation, wellness tech, smart street lighting and precision positioning.