August 19, 2019

Is Your Smart Lock Design Secure? Here’s How It Can Be

Home security is an increasing concern as crime rates continue to rise around the world. The smart lock market is […]
April 10, 2019

Dump the Keys and Build a Smart Lock Control Unit Fast

Home security is an increasing concern as crime rates continue to rise around the world. The smart lock market is […]
March 12, 2019

Build A Smart Thermostat Control Unit in Minutes

The smart thermostat market is projected to grow to over 5.9 billion by 2020 across various applications including residential, commercial, […]
February 21, 2019

NXP drives convenience in Chinese Access Market with “RocketXS”

Whereas 61% of the global mobile payment users are from China, China’s penetration of eLocks is still under 3% (Source: Mobile Payment Conference 2018; SM Home 2017). This is partly due to a difficult lock configuration for end users, no remote key distribution and insufficient security. Nevertheless, smart eLocks have now been identified as a starter-product of smart homes to build up the basis of security. Due to China’s rapid growth in housing, a growing demand for secure and convenient products came up and the requests for digital door locks have finally taken off.
November 18, 2015

6 ways NFC helps healthcare

Of the many industries using Near Field Communication (NFC) to add convenience, increase efficiency, and automate processes, healthcare is gaining […]
August 6, 2015

Cashless, ticketless events made possible by MIFARE

Music festivals and other kinds of outdoor concerts are big business. There are more than 3,000 music festivals each year […]
May 5, 2015

My space: How my smart home will know it’s me

We’ve all seen a movie or TV show where a guy walks into a diner, nods to the waitress, and […]
April 28, 2015

Welcome home to the 21st century

Our world is full of technological marvels that have enhanced many aspects of our lives. The unabated rise of the […]
April 15, 2015

Bringing work home – building automation from the workplace is coming home

Here in the greater Chicago area, like elsewhere in the United States, many commercial buildings already have fairly advanced building-automation […]
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