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What does BLE mean?

BLE means Bluetooth Low Energy

BLE is also known as Bluetooth Smart and is increasingly used. It is best known for the use of iBeacons which also assumes BLE. It is an energy-efficient way of using Bluetooth, and with the current phones that already demand a lot of energy is an energy-efficient variant of something always advisable. Read More

What does IoT mean?

IOT means Internet Of Things

With IOT it is about linking devices (and people) to the Internet. The IOT goes so far that all imaginable devices are connected to the Internet at any given time. There are more and more devices connected, and it is expected that 2013 is the year that IOT really breaks through (it has been thought since 1999 that this is going to happen anyway…). The Things ensure a reduction in wastage: wasting time, or attention, or energy, money, etc. The most tangible for most people is the smartphone, and device that is always connected, another device that also always emerges from publications about IOT is the intelligent refrigerator: the fridge that knows when something is on, and immediately an order for You do. Since 2008, the number of devices connected to the Internet is already greater than the number of people in the world, this will only increase in the coming years. 12 devices per person are expected to be connected in 10 years. Read More