Thor Robot Build Nexus Summer 2017 unofficially became the “summer of robot” for both the IoT Design Shop and our parent co, Finger Food. Every time we turned around, it seemed like there was another example of automation, robots in education, and of particular interest, robots in Industry 4.0. Our minds immediately went to our […]

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FizViz – Physical Visualization Nexus FizViz began life as a “concept” project when we decided to enter the World’s Largest Arduino Maker Challenge, an event sponsored by Arduino, Microsoft, and Hackster.io. The original goal was to make it possible for a wider group of people to have access to analytics data, and to make really […]

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SIGNUL: The World’s First Personal Beacon System     Nexus Experiments with Bluetooth Low Energy were prominent amongst our very first projects at the IoT Design Shop. In particular, a relatively revolutionary device called the “TI Sensor Tag” opened the door for all kinds of interesting experiments and sensor projects. This small unit, released by […]

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ConnectionMaker – Indoor Location System   Nexus   Bluetooth Low Energy proximity and location was one of our early areas of research at the IoT Design Shop. We did a number of experiments with signal strength, filtering, and estimation of distance based on tuned Bluetooth LE beacons that we developed in house. Although we determined […]

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