Traditionally, powering a SoC requires wiring it up to the mains, or plugging in a battery. But a startup called Wiliot is trying to create chips powered by ambient radio frequencies. If they can pull this off, there are some interesting potential applications in the enterprise.
The Internet of Things in a technological hypebeast, being both clearly defined and a marketing ploy at the same time. Cisco has clearly defined what they think IoT is all about: adding connectivity to devices. Using LoRaWAN, Cisco has a compelling technical solution to making connectivity possible on a mass scale.
In this weeks Networking News from Gestalt IT:
– Silver Peak’s End-to-End SD-WAN
– Intel’s Atom Bombs
– Dispelling IPv6 FUD
Plus more coverage from Networking Field Day, including looks at Nyansa and Kentik!