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Neoway Newsletter (39th Issue)
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39th Issue  November 22nd, 2014

Most business problems require common sense rather than legal reference. They require good judgment and honesty of purpose rather than reference to the courts. — Edward N. Hurley

 
 

Baidu DuBike Unveiled, Features Smart Health, Navigation

Baidu has unveiled the DuBike, its smart bike that will debut om China in 2015. The new smart bike is packed with health and navigation features and has additional security to stop theft.

Baidu went for a classic mountain bike design. There are no obviously noticeable sensors on the bike, apart from at the front where Baidu has included an LED navigation system.

There are several sensors on the DuBike to track health and fitness. Baidu's own apps and third party apps should be able to connect with the DuBike and take performance,

 

analysis and feedback to the next level, especially for people who are trying to lose weight or get fit on a bike.

The DuBike will offer tracking, allowing users to show the location of the thief and get it back.

Baidu will reportedly launch the DuBike in China by the end of the year.

Read more: China Topix

 
 
 

The IoT will fail if security has no context

The IoT requires a new way of thinking and acting, one that will protect a business and help it grow.  To ensure security in the era of IoT, I'd recommend organizations consider the following:

Think security: IT needs to authenticate customers outside the firewall.

Think ecosystem: Trying to duct-tape security architecture together or protect access on a device-by-device basis is not going to work effectively—or even at all.

Think flexibility: Open source gives IT a platform it can build on and

 
 

customize, while open standards offer the flexibility to adapt to future needs in a very standardized manner.

Think monetization: Because organizations collect all users' behaviours, businesses now have a platform they can leverage to better understand and serve the needs of their customers and to provide up-sell opportunities that generate new revenue streams.

Source: SC Magazine

John Barco
 

WCDMA Module: WM620

WM620 is an industrial WCDMA module, with high rate of HSDPA/3.6Mbps and compatible with quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM. It provides high-quality voice, SMS, data service and other features and is widely used in various industrial and commercial fields. WM620 is a single-side device with stamp-hole packaging and can be easily transformed to general mini PCI-E interface.

Features
WCDMA Dual-band: 850/1900 MHz or 900/ 2100 MHz

 
 


High reliability and integration, simplify the design
Support various protocols:

  • TCP/ UDP/ FTP/ DNS
  • TCP protocol stack support client mode, seerver mode, mix mode
  • Multi-channe link

Certificate: CMIIT, CE, FCC

For details, contact +86-0755-36690372.

 

10 Ways to Save More, Waste Less

1. Pack literless lunches- use reusable containers
2. Spend time scrubbing- make a paste of Baking Soda to remove food from pots & pans
3. Power down- set TV on a timer
4. Use smart products
5. Skip the dishwasher's dry cycle
6. Reduce waste
7. Cover up- water boils faster when there is a lid on it
8. Seal it in- lock the windows in your

 
 

house to prevent leaks of hot or cool air
9. Don't sweat it- Baking Soda absorbs and fights odor
10. Light's out- turn off lights when you leave the home
 

 

The Astronaut Pen During the heat of the space race in the 1960s, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration decided it needed a ball point pen to write in the zero gravity confines of its space capsules.

After considerable research and development, the Astronaut Pen was developed at a cost of approximately $1 million U.S. The pen worked and  also enjoyed some modest success as

 
 

a novelty item back here on earth.
The Soviet Union, faced with the same problem, used a pencil.