Internet of Things

December 7, 2016
On March 11, 2011, the most intense earthquake in Japanese history hit its north east coast — magnitude 9.0. The earthquake was so powerful that it severely damaged buildings, road, and rail infrastructure in Tokyo, which was 373 km away from the epicenter. This was an undersea megathrust earthquake. Fifty minutes after the earthquake, tsunami waves […]
November 22, 2016
The power of Open Source is the power of the people.  The people rule                                                               - Philippe Kahn (the creator of world’s first camera phone) […]
November 11, 2016
I have been to quite a few IoT conferences, informal meetups, and listened to webinars and podcasts. During the Q & A or networking sessions, the questions that are most commonly asked by most attendees are about the security and interoperability of IoT devices. These concerns are genuine considering the recent Distributed Denial of Service […]
October 28, 2016
In  the previous article, we studied the basic structure of Arduino programming with examples. Now, in this article let’s look at a few more Arduino programming concepts like the following: if statement if else statement for loop while loop do while loop pinMode digitalRead digitalWrite analogRead analogWrite if statement The “if” statement is a conditional […]
October 25, 2016
After understanding the hardware of the Arduino UNO board in the previous article,  let's now get started with Arduino programming. Arduino programs are written in the Arduino Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Arduino IDE is a special software running on your system that allows you to write sketches (synonym for program in Arduino language) for different […]
October 21, 2016
If  you like experimenting with different electronic components but don’t have sufficient know-how, then Arduino is what you need to make a start... So what is Arduino? Arduino is a microcontroller-based open source electronic prototyping board which can be programmed with an easy-to-use Arduino IDE. In this article, I will talk about what’s on the […]
October 5, 2016
Nigeria has a total of 159 oil fields and 1481 wells in operation. The most oil rich region of the country is the Niger delta basin in the south with 78 of 159 oil fields. Oil companies like Chevron (American), Exxon-Mobil (American), Agip (Italian), Total (French) and Gulf Oil have established their oil bases there. […]
September 19, 2016
Smart city services like smart water management, smart energy, smart mobility, smart buildings etc..are based on a centralized system. A web of sensors that are spread across the city feed data to this centralized system or central control center by sensing activities in the physical environment. At the control center the data is processed and […]
September 9, 2016
It seems like just about everything is connected to the internet these days — or at least, on its way to be being connected in some way. While adding a connected component to just about anything can make it more useful to the average consumer and help us live our lives better, when the IoT […]
Webinar Date: September 28, 2016
HackerEarth is pleased to announce its next webinar on IoT, to help you learn from the best programmers and domain experts from all over the world. This webinar would help you understand that the more we connect online, the more we discover value in data. From pipeline sensors and remote medical devices to connected cities […]