Month: October 2015

Kinoma Create now supports JavaScript 6

Kinoma Create, for fast prototyping IoT devices Kinoma Create is a very interesting device for fast-prototyping IoT solutions. Coupled with it’s IDE Kinoma Studio and the underlying development kit, Kinoma simplifies the implementation of IoT applications on the device side. Makers who are familiar with JavaScript should definitely adopt it, especially that Kinoma Create is now shipping with JavaScript 6 support! Showcasing some of the new JavaScript 6 features At scriptr.io we have been early adopters of Kinoma Create and we are excited to be able to leverage JavaScript 6 on the device side. So, in the remainder of...

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The role of the IoT in precision farming

Precision farming Precision farming – also called precision agriculture, smart farming or smart agriculture – has been around since the late 90s and stems from a simple observation: over the past few decades, in order to cope with ever expanding demand on productivity, farmers have been dealing with fields that grew larger and larger. Most of the time however, the latter are treated as single uniform areas, without taking into consideration potential local variations of different factors such as soil types, availability of nutrient, temperature, etc. This often results in non-optimized use of resources such as water, fertilizers, or...

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Implementing real-life IoT solutions (is why you need scriptr.io)

Growth of the IoT market: the good and the less good Technology regularly introduces new paradigms, advances or improvements that create a huge hype around them, boosting the market, creativity and competition. The Internet of Things is one of these, according to the numerous studies and forecasts that have been conducted, and proven to be quite true so far. As it is usually the case when this happens, the number of topic-related products and gravitating services starts increasing, and in the specific case of the IoT, every day brings a new player in the different market segments: prototyping, platforms,...

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