How Much For An IoT Sensor?

How Much For An IoT Sensor?

At NewieVentures, not a week goes by without us being asked “How much is an IoT sensor?”. Given that a large part of our business is designing IoT sensors, we’d love to have an answer. Unfortunately, it’s a lot like answering “How long is a piece of string?” with the extra complication of the act of measuring string being a significant part of the cost.

IoT in 2019: is space the final frontier?

IoT in 2019: is space the final frontier?

No matter how strong your clickbait immunity, it’s likely that you’ve still come across a number of end-of-year trend predictions feeding through your newsfeed.

Sure, 2019 might not be the ‘year of IoT’ that a number of tech publications would have liked us to believe year after year, but hey, at least it’s still a long way from being dead.

Making Newcastle Lit: Hacking the night economy

Making Newcastle Lit: Hacking the night economy

Conversations around a safe and vibrant Newcastle at night needn’t be intrinsically linked to pub and club opening hours and how to reduce statistics in alcohol-related violence in our CBD and outer suburbs. Although these numbers need to drop, the subtle social and cultural shifts that smart, civic lighting can inspire might just be a piece of the night-time strategy puzzle that the poorly lit urban landscape wasn’t able to show us until now.

Australia’s STEM education: student’s friend or government trend?

Australia’s STEM education: student’s friend or government trend?

If you’re going to release a federal budget, you want to think of the children. Nowadays, it would seem you need to think of the computers, tablets, educational apps and gaming, programming software, robotic kits, drones, camps, workshops and lego.