Since the arrival of the Internet of Things (IoT), many developers feel the urge to build a thing or two to introduce the IoT capabilities into their business or operating environment. Unfortunately, the lack of available hardware elements and reliable development platforms has long been an issue.
Seeed Studio has worked with Google and BeagleBoard.org to provide a fitting solution, which resulted in the introduction of an IoT developer prototyping kit for the Google Cloud Platform. The BeagleBone Wireless Internet-Of-Things (IoT) Developer Prototyping Kit for Google Cloud Platform collects various types of sensors and actuators that are used in numerous internet-equipped devices. All the sensor and actuator modules feature plug-and-play capabilities and are fully compatible with the new BeagleBone Green Wireless Board, which is the fundamental element in this kit.
The kit includes:
- Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) added on the original BeagleBone Green
- A fully Open Hardware design
- Two integrated Grove connectors for quick prototyping without soldering or breadboarding
- Onboard SD card slot for storage extensions
- Built-in PRU real-time co-processor that is well suited for specific industrial protocols
- Up to 65 digital I/Os and analog-to-digital converters that are key for IoT prototyping situations
The kit also comes with a Grove base cape that can be attached directly onto the BeagleBone Board Green Wireless to provide plug-and-play experiences with the Grove modules.
IoT Hackers Handbook: An Ultimate Guide to Hacking the Internet of Things and Learning IoT Security
2017 has seen IoT devices being hacked like never before. We have seen attacks such as the Mirai Botnet, vulnerabilities in popular cars, hacking of IoT rifles, attackers taking advantage of smart toys and the list goes on.
Everything is getting connected like never-before, yet, security is one of the last thoughts during the product launch stage for most of the manufacturers.
This book can be treated as a technical journey into mistakes which manufacturers make while building IoT devices, or the so-called “smart things”.
IoT Hackers Handbook is written in a beginner-friendly way covering everything from the extreme basics and then using exercises and labs to have the readers learn-by-doing.
Some of the contents that are covered in the book include:
- Embedded Device Exploitation Firmware Exploitation and Emulation
- Hardware communication protocols – UART, SPI etc.
- JTAG debugging and exploitation
- Software Defined Radio, ZigBee and BLE Exploitation
After reading the book, you will be able to understand the various security vulnerabilities crippling the Internet of Things devices, and how you can play a major role in identifying these security issues, thus making the IoT ecosystem safer.
In-Vehicle System With SAE J1939 Port For Fleet Management Systems And Internet-of-Things Applications
The fanless PL-81880 in-vehicle computer by Win Enterprises (USA) was designed for fleet management system (FMS) and Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications.From an IoT (Internet of Things) viewpoint, a vehicle is similar to an industrial manufacturing facility. It has sensors and actuators much like you would find on a manufacturing line and, likewise, a huge amount of data is [...]
Gain a strong foundation of Arduino-based device development, from which you can go in any direction according to your specific development needs and desires. You will build Arduino-powered devices for everyday use, and then connect those devices to the Internet. You will be introduced to the building blocks of the Internet of Things (IoT), and then deploy those [...]
AAEON, a manufacturer of embedded controllers, has released their COM-APLC6, a COM Express Type 6 module. Powered by an Intel Atom E3900 Series processor, the COM-APLC6 is designed for modern Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications. The module features two SODIMM sockets that support DDR3L-ECC memory. The CPU’s graphics capabilities are intended for this controller to be used in medical imaging [...]
The Rapid IoT Prototyping Kit by NXP Semiconductors was designed to take developers from an Internet of Things (IoT) idea to Proof of Concept (PoC) in a matter of minutes. The Rapid IoT Prototyping Kit operates with the powerful Kinetis K64F Core 32-bit Microcontroller for application processing and features a Kinetis KW41Z Wireless Controller for Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE), Thread, [...]
Artila Electronics (Taiwan), a developer and manufacturer of Linux-ready ARM embedded industrial computers, announced the release of their Matrix-713 industrial IoT computer, which is equipped with two CAN ports.Internet of Things (IoT) offers new possibilities and new services to end users, since they could learn more about other entities present in the surrounding environment. Therefore, the [...]
The LPC54018 IoT module, developed by NXP in partnership with Embedded Artists, is self-contained, high performance, Wi-Fi enabled microcontroller module for the development of products powered by AWS. The Module is CE and FCC certified. The LPC54018 IoT module can be used standalone or plugged into the IoT Module baseboard for rapid product development and prototyping. Developers can choose [...]
Global computer hardware manufacturer Logic Supply has announced their CL200 Ultra Small Form Factor computer, built to power innovation at the network's edge. Surrounded by an ultra-durable cast aluminum enclosure, and configurable with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 4G connectivity, the CL200 has been engineered to bring reliability to the Internet of Things.Both models in the CL200 Series are [...]
Global computer hardware manufacturer Logic Supply has announced their CL200 Ultra Small Form Factor computer, built to power innovation at the network's edge. Surrounded by an ultra-durable cast aluminum enclosure, and configurable with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 4G connectivity, the CL200 has been engineered to bring reliability to the Internet-of-Things (IoT).Both models in the CL200 Series are powered by [...]
AAEON, a developer of industrial and embedded computing platforms, announced the release of their UP Squared, a maker board. UP Squared is a solution for custom-built IOT applications. It supports a range of operating systems including Ubuntu, Android 7.1, and Windows 10 IOT Core, which gives users access to Microsoft app templates and code editors. AAEON has also [...]