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How does IOT system work?

How many of you dreamed of the Smart Homes where your home devices are operating automatically without human intervention like the lights automatically switch on when you enter the house, coffee pot starts brewing coffee and make your shower on etc. Isn’t it sounds like an automated home? Yes, it is definitely. IOT is all about connected things, connected people and connected world. IOT is a complete robust ecosystem that has business applications in specific areas like Home Automation, Retail, Medical, Automobile etc.   Let’s have a look at an application of IOT

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Significance of GPS devices in smart cities

From Abraham Lincoln to now Donald Trump, the Heads of State have endorsed the idea of the 'American Dream' as getting the opportunity to educate, learn and forge ahead in life. A part of this concept also lies in building a better tomorrow through scientific and technological progress. Throughout the world, the concept of "smart cities" has captured the imagination of the global citizen. The idea has different connotations for different people around the globe and it varies with the level of development of a country and the expectations held by its people. But, however di

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API - The bridge between technologies

API, an acronym for Application Programming Interface is a code that allows 2 applications to interact with each other. APIs are made up of two related elements. The first is a specification that describes how information is exchanged between programs, done in the form of a request for processing and a return of the necessary data. The second is a software interface written to that specification and published in some way for use. For instance, when we use an application on our mobile phones, the application connects to the internet and sends data over to a server. The server then retrieves

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AWS - The largest data repository

Man has since time immemorial, endeavored and sought solutions to various issues that have plagued him from time to time. For instance, with the amount of data that is generated on a daily basis today, problems related to storage are bound to arise. But, modern man has proved his mettle yet again and come up with a wondrous solution to the problem of data storage - Amazon Web Server. A good storage network is extremely essential to have things running smoothly in a time when we are surrounded by data generated by various apps, devices and gadgets, and AWS provides for that. Amazon Web Server i

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How does GPS work ?

It is almost surreal that the journey of connecting people through modern communication means began with the invention of the telephone by Graham Bell in the 20th century. We have since had a gamut of modern devices acting as connecting links between people. For instance, GPS or Global Positioning System has truly revolutionised the modern communication setup.  A bridge between people and devices, it has succeeded in closing the gap that always existed. So let us define GPS.  GPS is a device that receives information from a GPS  satellite and and then calculates a particular

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