Creative Connectivity - the site for eHealth, telematics and wireless

A UK Roadmap for Smart Metering HANs

Searching for the Holy Grail of wireless…


In Praise of Cables

Putting the Why? back into Wireless…


The new dumb smart meter model from PG&E

It’s one way to solve interoperability…


Smart Home Standards go wild at Amsterdam

It was beast eat beast in Amsterdam, as all of the Smart Metering Wireless standards bared their teeth…


Will Google kill ZigBee?

Android@Home is being described as a ZigBee killer. But are Bluetooth and Wi-Fi any safer?


Smart Energy Profile 2.0 – a case of too much PAP?

More PAP – just what the industry needs…


Smart Meters and IP – an Inconvenient Truth

Is Smart Energy Profile 2.0 the Holy Grail for smart metering, or a never ending pilgrimage of delay and disillusion?


Let the Wireless Wars Begin

Are we about to see a war between the wireless standards? Or is it all too much effort..?


GE – The Appliance of Ignorance

GE demonstrates that some of the players in the Smart Energy industry still have a lot to learn…


The Evolution of Interoperability. Making the Dream a Reality.

Anyone who thinks that a standard is synonymous with interoperability is sadly mistaken. The difference is an investment of around $10 million and five years of hard work. How many standards organisations can afford that?


About Creative Connectivity

Creative Connectivity is Nick Hunn's blog on aspects and applications of wireless connectivity. Having worked with wireless for over twenty years I've seen the best and worst of it and despair at how little of its potential is exploited.

I hope that's about to change, as the demands of healthcare, energy and transport apply pressure to use wireless more intelligently for consumer health devices, smart metering and telematics. These are my views on the subject - please let me know yours.

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