The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of devices or objects that are connected through the internet via cellular networks, Wi-Fi, etc. IoT will enable a broad array of devices to be connected including robots on manufacturing floors, healthcare devices, wearable and embedded products and home/factory energy management systems. The common theme for these IoT devices is their ability to sense and communicate within the environment that they are in and for the collected data to be used to optimize and improve their performance.
Many of these devices will be battery powered and, in many cases, will be required to have multiyear lifetimes. IoT devices will also be connected to a wireless network. These key requirements will drive the need for high-performance, low-power devices that must be cost effective in order to be viable for the huge potential volumes being tied to the Internet of Things.
Peregrine supplies high-performance switch products and continues to develop products in-order to support the growth of IoT.