The newest version of Lantronix's WiPort module now has 802.11b/g wireless capabilities, the first embedded RoHS-compliant device server to offer these capabilities in a serial-to-wireless or Ethernet-to-wireless setup. It has a real-time operating system, a ready-to-use serial-to-wireless application, and a full-featured network protocol stack. It also allows remote device communication through a built-in web server and configuration through a standard web browser through the WiPort's web manager. It has an 802.11b/g radio chipset, and a dedicated communications processor, and it is backwards-compatible with 802.11b access points. The WiPort includes WPA encryption and can support 256-bit advanced encryption standard, and has hardware interfaces for SPI, CAN and I2C.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
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