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Helping Sengled Develop a Better Lightbulb

If you were at CES this year you may have caught a glimpse of the new Element connected lightbulb from Sengled. Check out how we’re helping them to connect easily to multi-node mesh networks deployed in smart homes.Sengled Highlight.jpg

IoT Hero Professor Sergei Bezrukov: Seeding the Next Generation of Innovators

blog-prof.jpgSee how the IoT is helping this professor encourage his students to think outside the box and push the bounds of creative problem-solving with cutting-edge technology. 

Connected Lighting Q&A

Alex Koepsel, one of our product marketing engineers, sat down recently to address some of the pressing questions facing the connected lighting market, including some of the design challenges facing developers. Connected Lighting_Teaser.jpg 

CES 2017 Recap: In its 50th Year, CES Finds its Voice

We spent last week at the Consumer Electronics Show, and what a week it was. 2016 was clearly dominated by voice control. Here are or some thoughts on that and other observations from Skip Ashton, Silicon Labs' VP of software engineering.

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Tying the IoT Together: Wireless Protocols

As you know, the number of devices for the connected home is growing faster than you can say “Alexa.”  And as this world expands, it’s important to understand the way in which all of these devices communicate with each other.Protocol Highlight.png

Happy Holidays: Bringing a Futuristic Smart Home to Life

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The holidays are upon us, whch means its gift-giving time. Thanks to the explosion in popularity of IoT products, there’s lots of great stuff to choose from. 

 

IoT Hero Xively Wants to Ensure a Jetsons-like Future

blog-xively.pngSee how IoT Hero Xively helps companies use the IoT to create new revenue channels, streamline business processes, and design innovative products and services that will transform our everyday lives.

On the Cutting Edge of Smart Grid Innovation: IoT Hero Nexgrid

Square.jpgNexgrid Founder and CEO Costa Apostolakis shares the unique IoT journey of a utility sector innovator that offers unrestricted monitoring and control of metering and data for electric, water, and gas. 

Make it Small, Make it Fast, Make it First: Introducing the World’s Smallest Bluetooth SiP Module

Today we introduced the industry's smallest Bluetooth low energy system-in-package (SiP) module, measuring in at just 6.5 mm x 6.5 mm with a built-in chip antenna. The next small thing is here, with all-in-one Bluetooth connectivity.

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Inboard Technology Uses Connectivity to Bring Style and Speed to Personal Transportation

inboard-square.jpgCheck out this IoT skateboard that has the potential change the way people look at transportation. 

RTOS Development Made Easy

Want to get a visual feel for how an RTOS operates and schedules events? This blog walks us through how to get started with μC/OS-III from Micrium on the Silicon Labs EFM32 Giant Gecko, using SystemView from SEGGER.

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IoT Hero Chronicled Breaks Into Another Dimension of User Experience

chronicled-Square.jpgWe recently enjoyed the chance to chat with Chronicled CEO and co-founder Ryan Orr about his company’s mission to give products a unique, interoperable identity within the IoT realm. 

Sense Makes Everything: Introducing the Thunderboard Sense Inspiration Kit

You'll be hearing a lot about Thunderboard Sense over the coming months, but you can get your hands on the newest IoT development kit today. Check it out, and get stated on your battery-powered IoT applications. PR-Sense-blue FB copy.png

Connected Lighting Design Simplified

We’re excited to announce our latest Connected Lighting Reference Design to simplify the process of adding wireless functionality into commercial and industrial lighting applications.

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3 Things to Know when Choosing a Software Framework

What happens when you want to see an idea through to its logical next step? One thing you'll need to consider is which software framework to use. Here we take a look at a few things to keep in mind when selecting your software. SW Framework Highlight.png