IoT data dilemma

Data is at the heart of all IoT devices. From wearable technology such as smartwatches, to smart home tech like smart thermostats, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications for smart cities, all are reliant on data to perform. Connected devices, even small ones, can generate a lot of data and very quickly, so it’s…

Look smart in 2019

The concept of wearable technology is nothing new. The first watch, which was worn around the neck, was actually invented way back in 1500. In the 1600s pocket watches came into fashion and by the end of the century the first wristwatches were being worn, predominantly as bracelets by women. As wristwatches became smaller and…

Goodbye to 2018

As the Cardwave team gets ready to shut up shop for Christmas, founder and Chief Executive, Paul Norbury reflects on the past 12 months and looks forward to 2019… As we approach the end of the year I wanted to take a few moments and look back on 2018, and comment on some of the…

A winning start to 2019

On Thursday 24th January 2019, the South West’s most ambitious, inspirational and exciting businesses, charities and individuals will gather at The DoubleTree by Hilton in Swindon, for the 2019 South West Business and Community Awards. Over 300 nominations have been received across 12 award categories, and we are delighted to have been shortlisted in two:…

Memories about memory cards

What do you know about memory cards, their history and evolution? In today’s ‘smart’ world so much of what we do relies on data. As technology has evolved, demand for memory has grown. The need to store and process data is nothing new though, and here we take a brief look back at the history…

Is your data on the move secure or…

…are you sitting on a data security ticking time bomb? With the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) now in full force across the EU (and being mirrored by the UK with the Data Protection Act 2018), businesses found not to have disclosed data breaches or protected their customer’s data, face enormous fines and long term…