Category: Events

Digi Deploys 500-Node Internet of Things Network for Data Sensing Lab at Google I/O

This week we are taking part in deploying over 500 sensor motes at Google’s developer conference, Google I/O, May 15-17. The network will make up the Data Sensing Lab, a project that utilizes Digi’s XBee ZigBee modules and ConnectPort wireless gateways. The sensor

Strata Big Data Video Interview

I spoke live with Mac Slocum at O’Reilly’s Strata Big Data conference about Digi International’s involvement in the Data Sensing Lab here, as well as the future of M2M and the Internet of Things-what I’m hoping will be an Internet

Fjord Panel: Internet of Things meets Service Design

I spoke this week at the New York headquarters of Fjord design for their Fjord Kitchen event, “Where Will the Internet of Things Take Service Design?” Moderated by Fast Company‘s Cliff Kuang, the two groups of panelists included: Steven Dean, Partner, Prehype.

Faludi on BBC LIVE: Digi & Connecting Light

The BBC News interviewed me live, explaining the Digi technology behind YesYesNo’s Connecting Light art installation for London Festival 2012’s Cultural Olympiad. We’re on the edge of a craggy cliff about halfway along the installation of 400 huge interactive weather

Connecting Light System Diagram

Here’s how the Connecting Light system is created from Digi equipment for the 73-mile-long installation of 400 giant illuminated balloons on Hadrian’s Wall in northern England. The huge network will go live tonight for an crowd expected to bring traffic

Connecting Light Spans England’s Coasts with XBees

This week I’m heading to Newcastle upon Tyne in the U.K. for Connecting Light, 400 giant illuminated balloons that will cross England coast to coast along Hadrian’s Wall, a 2000-year-old Roman barrier. This will be my first exposure to 73-mile-long art!

XBee Knowledge Forum

Yesterday Jordan Husney, Jared Hofhiens, Liz Presson and I hosted the first-ever online XBee Knowledge Forum. We talked about XBee radio history, features, projects and plans. Kicking yourself that you missed it? You can still watch the magic right now on video.

Core77 Design Awards: DIY Winners

We just announced the winners for the 2012 Core77 Design Awards DIY category. The jury, which included Becky Stern of Adafruit, Hackett of Madagascar Institute, Yuri Glitman of Banana Design and myself spent 20 minutes chatting about the projects. You can watch the

Maker Faire XBee Garage Demo

Jordan Husney and I created an electrically-operated scale model garage to demonstrate the XBee-iDigi Garage Door Opener for one of the projects we’ll be featuring at the Digi booth for Bay Area Maker Faire 2012 this weekend. It’s an example

XBee Enabled SumoBots for Maker Faire

Say hello to Troy and Abed! They’re Digi International’s brand-new XBee-enabled SumoBots and they’re ready to begin training for their debut at Bay Area Maker Faire 2012. They’ll be battling it out in the Digi booth May 19th and 20th,