Cycling Product Update from CES 2016

Cycling Product Update from CES 2016
by Daniel Payne on 01-11-2016 at 7:00 am

Cycling is part of the overall fitness industry which is enjoying a surge of new semiconductor-enabled devices to help us measure our progress, so at CES 2016 there’s plenty of activity on this front. I’ll highlight some of the more notable new product developments from the show.… Read More


Smartwatch – A Tough Puzzle to Crack

Smartwatch – A Tough Puzzle to Crack
by Pawan Fangaria on 09-05-2015 at 7:00 am

Discounting the initial electronic or digital watch wave in 1970s which saw its sudden death sooner than expected, the recent Apple Watch event was the third attempt to invade the big watch market; the first being in 1999 and the second in 2012-13 led by Pebble. Although it’s stated that Apple sold about 3.6 million Smartwatches … Read More


GPS Chronicle: The Beginning of the Commercial Era

GPS Chronicle: The Beginning of the Commercial Era
by Majeed Ahmad on 07-22-2015 at 4:00 am

Although primarily developed for military operations, this cutting-edge satellite technology was eventually allowed for civilian applications. The first interagency testing of GPS receivers was conducted in California in 1984. By July 1995, using Navstar constellation, GPS was fully operational across the country. Automotive… Read More


IoT Application: Road Biking Fitness

IoT Application: Road Biking Fitness
by Daniel Payne on 08-10-2014 at 8:00 pm

Eleven months ago I started a fitness kick in order to lose some weight, get healthy and have more energy, so I picked a familiar activity, road cycling. Being an engineer I have always loved measuring things, like my speed and distance, however I had an old-fashioned cyclocomputer called the Cateye Velo 2. This device connected … Read More