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Intel's IoT demos at CES show the importance of location in IoT

Summary

Intel has focused very strongly recently on the Internet of Things and wearable markets.
In their showcase at the recent Consumer Electronics Show, they showcased several applications of IoT that involved location tracking.
Their incorporation of chip-based location tracking technology shows the significance of location tracking in the nascent Internet of Things and wearable markets.

It was just announced that Intel's air-band demo used wireless location tracking chips from Dublin-based DecaWave. DecaWave sells chips and embeddable components based on Ultra-Wideband (UWB) radio that can track chip locations to within 10cm. More important than accuracy is the speed of update - the DecaWave chips update location calculations between 125 times per second and 2000 times per second, depending on the configuration....

See the full article here at SeekingAlpha.



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