Nick Pummell

About Nick Pummell

Nick Pummell has been at Alpha Micro Components for 12 years. He is responsible for strategic business development and partner acquisition. Nick has many years' experience working with OEMs, design houses and engineers, helping them integrate and use wireless technologies. He has a particular interest and passion for Machine-to-Machine and Internet-of-Things technology and applications.

Too much filtering: The elephant in the room of standard ADR systems

For the average driver, pin-point precise location and navigation are handy tools that save time and mileage. But for the emergency services, fleet management and stolen vehicle recovery, reliable, uninterrupted, three-dimensional positioning that doesn’t rely on regular map software updates can be the difference between success and failure, and sometimes life or death. However, the [...]

August 12th, 2015|

Connecting Things to the Internet of Things: Conventional Cellular vs. Sigfox

A defining decision in developing for the Internet of Things (IoT) is the choice of communication channel for the Things (the nodes with sensors etc., at the edge of the IoT). In choosing the protocol you have to bring into consideration the board footprint and power consumption - both critical for the small, often battery-powered [...]

July 8th, 2015|