Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Virtual (FTDv) is a virtualized security solution that provides integrated threat defense and advanced security services for virtualized environments. It offers an easy-to-use platform that delivers superior visibility, scalable security, and seamless management of security policies across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. In this blog post, we will discuss the steps […]
Automation Testing in IoT
Connected devices market shows prolific growth within past few years. As more connected devices enter the market, more companies are focused on entering the market faster without compromising product quality. This is where device manufacturers have to ensure that the devices are completely tested in a short sprint. Such scenarios require open-source test automation to […]
The productivity freak – A three-minute read
For some, being productive would mean doing a million tasks and feeling accomplished; for others, it would be getting something done that they’ve been putting off for a while. Now before having a quick read here, it would be great if you could keep in mind the below: Be kind to yourself and your mistakes. […]
Industry 4.0- An Industrial Solutions Associate’s Perspective
1. A peep into the history Since the invention of stone tools during the palaeolithic era, we humans continue to invent new solutions or innovate better solutions for every problem we come across. All the machines that we see around us are a few examples. Basically, there are four major phases of technological advancements since […]
7 things to consider before developing an app for your business
Customer apps help a business to improve their brand awareness, customer loyalty and often create an additional stream of revenue. And more and more businesses are recognizing this. In a 2018 survey of 351 small businesses, 40% already had a mobile and 30% were planning to build one in the future. With the COVID-19 pandemic […]
Cyber security challenges faced by IoT devices
As IoT devices become common and enterprises are increasingly adopting them in their business processes, the security risks associated with them are also becoming more apparent. In the first half of 2021 alone, there have been more than 1.5 billion IoT-related security breaches. This presents huge security risks for organizations and individuals. Estimates suggest that […]
What is smart supply chain management?
With the recent COVID-19 crisis, supply chains across the globe have taken a huge hit. Lockdowns all around the globe as well as the impact on the shipping and logistics industry have created shortages of raw materials in almost every industry. And this has created an increasing interest in smart supply chain management solutions involving […]
What are neural networks and how do they work? Explained in detail
In machine learning, an algorithm is only as good as the data it was trained on. Learning from experience is sorta the point of machine learning. Without ML, we would be manually programming a whole lot of “if” and “if-else” conditions for a computer to understand if an object is a car or a human […]
The tech that never died, but maybe kinda did?
Techies and hobbyists love to talk about tech and gadgets they grew up with, like their first Sony Walkman, or the first iPod. And in recent years, there’s been a renewed interest in retro tech, or tech that at least looks retro. While these gadgets and technology are outdated, they had a time in the […]
UI design trends explained: Skeuomorphic Vs Flat Vs Material Design Vs Neuomorphic
Ever since the beginning of mobile user interface, design styles have evolved. Improvements in technology, changes in users’ level of understanding, and of course the need to improve things drove new design trends. When mobile devices were first introduced, the UI was based on skeuomorphic principles, which later gave way to flat and material designs, […]
What are the top four types of blockchain? Explained
As blockchain technology becomes increasingly popular, it’s finding more and more applications. More and more enterprises are finding the technology attractive, and blockchain startups are also gaining traction. But at the same time, there are concerns that blockchain technologies are failing to deliver. According to Gartner, blockchain is in the trough of disillusionment in the […]
What is Blockchain used for? What are its Applications?
Blockchain technology is one of the most talked-about technology these days. Ever since it was first introduced by Satoshi Nakamoto, blockchain has grown so much in popularity. Many new cryptocurrencies have come up, and in July 2021, there were 1.1 million daily transactions of Ethereum. The technology may move from proof of work which is […]
What are NFTs? How to mint and sell a Non-Fungible Token? Explained.
NFTs are the latest must-have in the world of crypto. Estimates suggest that crypto art sales have generated close to $2.5 billion so far in 2021. If you follow tech or art news you must have heard of people buying artworks for what looks like ridiculous prices. Even internet memes and stickers are being sold […]
What is a blockchain and how does it actually work?
Blockchain may be the most talked about and least understood topic on the internet. Wherever you look at, from LinkedIn to Instagram to Twitter, everyone’s talking about crypto and blockchain. People are trying to use this technology for everything from securing IoT devices to storing medical records. So what exactly is blockchain? How does it […]
All about the ARM vs x86 battle
Ever since Apple decided to move onto its own chips for their line of Macbooks and Apple Mini, the ARM vs Intel, or rather ARM vs x86 war have intensified. Earlier the two have dominated their respective turfs, ARM playing in the low power smartphone or tablet sector, and x86 in the laptop, desktop and […]
Nuventure Connect’s Quest to Provide Top-Notch Solutions Take Center Stage at GoodFirms
Nuventure Connect is a global software and IT service provider with years of experience in building and managing custom solutions for the masses. Their expertise also lies in building modern web and mobile apps, focusing on user interface and user experience. Their mobile app development services recently caught the attention of GoodFirms. The company has been […]
Everything you need to know about the Thread network
When it comes to connectivity options for IoT devices, there’s no shortage. For long-range there’s LTE, there’s NB-IoT, for short-range there’s Bluetooth, there’s Bluetooth low energy if battery life is a concern. And for high bandwidth short range, there’s WiFi. Thread is a relatively new and unheard-of entry into this mix and attempts to overcome […]
Matter: One true standard to rule them all
it’s not just nerds or early adopters who use smart home devices anymore. Everyone and anyone and their grandma is using Alexa devices in their homes. The average user is confused amid competition from all the smart home ecosystems. Should they get Apple’s Siri? Google’s Assistant? Or Amazon’s Alexa? Will the devices they purchase limit […]
Why is the new M1 chip so fast? And power efficient?
Ever since the M1 devices started rolling out, critics and reviewers have been lauding the new chip like anything. It has beat just about every consumer in existence, and by a wide margin. Experts have been doing a lot of analysis on how Apple managed to just blow everything else in existence out of the […]
How to choose the best mobile app development company
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably decided to build a mobile app for your company. Congrats, you’ve made the right move. Once your business has gained some momentum, a website alone will not suffice. A mobile app can help you grow your business sustainably and meet the customer’s expectations. To get the most out of […]
Why mobile apps are better than mobile websites for your business
It’s 2021 and almost every business owner knows the importance of a good website. Purchasing the domain name and setting up a website is often the first step any new business owner makes. Websites play a huge role in introducing your business to new customers and is the new business card (Here’s a tip: Add […]
How does a swimming pool automation system work?
With smart devices becoming inexpensive and affordable, customers are looking for connected devices in every market. IoT devices have become more ubiquitous, and data suggests that by 2025, 152,000 devices will connect to the internet every minute. OEMs have responded to this IoT revolution by rolling out connected devices in their portfolio. A smart swimming […]
How can pump companies use mobile apps to grow
The number of smartphones in the world has increased exponentially over the last decade. The number of homes without at least one smartphone has decreased significantly. In the case of developed countries, it is almost non-existent. Suffice to say that for almost all businesses, a majority of their target audience can be reached through a […]
What are some of the must-have developer survival skills
The software development scene has been undergoing rapid changes since its beginning. As new technologies come up, software development has evolved accordingly. The development process is constantly tweaked and optimised to exploit the latest technologies. So in this ever-evolving world how do you survive as a developer? When learning new skills is a permanent part […]
What is smart manufacturing?
Smart manufacturing is a buzzword that’s garnering a lot of attention recently. It has made its way into Gartner’s charts many times, and after the COVID crisis, many will be looking into smart manufacturing. But what exactly is it? Let’s have a look. What is smart manufacturing? Smart manufacturing is not a single technology, but […]
The importance and challenges of building secure IoT products
Anyone who is remotely interested in technology knows that IoT is experiencing a boom. Amazon shipped more than 100 million devices with Alexa in 2018. Not only are the number of IoT devices but their applications are also increasing. It’s not just smart assistants and internet-connected video cameras anymore, it’s being used in medical devices […]
Privacy in the Age of IoT
With the increasing number of IoT devices on the planet, every human being’s privacy is facing a threat never seen before. By 2025, the number of IoT devices on the planet is expected to be more than 30.9 billion. IoT devices may be even more ubiquitous than smartphones in the near future. And while the […]
Fundamentals of software testing
When you’re designing a solution for any problem, the first step is to define it. Be it a technical problem, or even a social problem. A clear understanding of the problem leads to good solutions. But to know if your solution works, you need to test it. As the name suggests, this is what software […]
What’s a better option: custom IoT software or an off-the-shelf solution?
Your organisation has made the decision to take the leap and join the industry 4.0 revolution. You have identified the need for an IoT solution to supercharge your organisation. And now you’ve got a million choices to make. But you can essentially narrow it down to two: Should you get a custom IoT solution, or […]
What is artificial emotional intelligence
After more than a year in lockdown, and going through a range of emotions, everyone must have thought about the importance of emotions at least once. Reading emotions and understanding how the other person feels play a huge role in communication. Therefore it only makes sense that AI systems should be capable of doing this […]
It started out with a sneeze, how did it end up like this
This work from home started with everyone thinking it will be over before you know it, and now we are past a year of going completely remote. And we asked everyone here about one of their best memories from the past one year, and we got a wide variety of answers. Enjoy reading. From Steve […]
Importance of designing for accessibility
Imagine the last time you looked up something on the internet and the website you landed on was just horrible. Remember the frustration at not being able to do anything? We can all agree that we’ve screamed at more than one website in our life. Now imagine the frustration of disabled people when your app […]
Fleet Management using IoT
Managing a large fleet of vehicles is an important aspect of many businesses. Logistics, cab services, vehicle rental services, or even scooter rentals require maintaining a large fleet. Earlier, fleet management meant periodic inspections, a long maintenance log; basically a ton of tedious repetitive tasks. Using the internet of things or IoT, fleet management is […]
How IoT Devices Support Smart Cities
As we advance into a more technologically immersed society, the number of digital devices that connect us all continues to grow. Also known as the Internet of Things (IoT), these devices interact and communicate with each other over the internet and allow you to control or monitor a connected device on the other side of […]
What is Google Data Studio
Google Data Studio has been a great tool for the digital marketing sector. Ever since it was first announced, it has helped collate data from multiple sources easily and create insightful reports. Google Data Studio makes data visualization simple even for the inexperienced and can even be useful for IoT projects. So what is Google […]
Introduction to Flutter with BLoC
By significantly cutting down on development efforts and time-to-market, Flutter has become a popular tool for developing cross-platform apps. It offers the performance of native apps and at the same time offers a huge potential for customizing UI. BLoC is a design pattern for coding with Flutter. As iOS and Android developers started building apps using […]
Better Designs with Adobe XD
In recent years, Adobe XD has been gaining popularity as one of the top UI/UX design tools. Adobe’s Photoshop and Illustrator has always been popular with UI?UX designers. But they were not developed specifically for the purpose. With Adobe XD, designers have a platform specifically designed for UI/UX, for designing Android, iOS, and web apps. […]
Fog computing vs edge computing
Internet of things is advancing at a rapid pace these days. Experts estimate that by 2026, the global IoT device market will reach $11 trillion. Smart home assistants and devices, which were part of science fiction 15 years ago or so are commonplace now. With this fast-paced proliferation of IoT devices, edge computing and fog computing […]
What makes Signal different?
Dark patterns in UI/UX
Have you noticed the ads you get on gaming apps that you simply can’t exit out of? The ads for which the “close” button is so small that somehow you end up touching the area outside and get redirected to somewhere else? You may be wondering, why would any self-respecting designer make a design so […]
IoT trends in 2021
2020 was a tough year for everyone, in every aspect of their lives. Most tech companies faced an unprecedented and unplanned shift to WFH, and while there were some hiccups in the beginning, WFH has pretty much become the norm. Even simple everyday activities like shopping for groceries or seeing a doctor for a cough […]
What are microservices?
Applications are traditionally built as a monolith. This usually means that any small change to the client-side user interface or the server-side application has to be rolled out as a new version. And when you’re scaling up, the entire application has to be scaled up, even if there’s higher demand only for some aspects of […]
Internet of Behaviour
We all know what the internet of things is. It’s a network of devices that collects data, analyses it, and lets users control their devices remotely (in simple terms). The Internet of behaviour is like a subcategory of the internet of things. Gartner predicts that the internet of behaviour will be one of the top […]
Applications of IIoT
While an average person is familiar with the applications of the internet of things, many are not aware of its less fancy cousin, the industrial internet of things. While applications of industrial internet of things may not be as cool as a smart-watch or an e-bike, its importance cannot be stressed enough. In many industries, […]
Using AI and IoT for predictive maintenance
If you simply do a Google search on top applications of IoT or top applications of AI, predictive maintenance is a term that comes up quite often. While not as fun as an electric scooter or autonomous drones, as far as industrial internet of things goes, predictive maintenance is one of the widely embraced application […]
IoT in gardening and farming
With the advent of IoT, or internet of things, it has become possible to optimize systems at levels hitherto considered difficult or impossible. By applying the same technology to gardening and irrigation it is possible to improve the yields and make gardening or farming a lot less labour intensive. This has led to the Internet of […]
IoT in travel and tourism
IoT or Internet of Things has a lot of potential in the travel and tourism industries. With the internet of things, all the stakeholders in the industry, be it travellers, or transportation providers, or the people in the hospitality sector will be benefited. The main reason for implementing IoT in any industry, the main reason […]
What exactly is IoT?
IoT or Internet of Things is a set of technologies that aims to connect things or devices to the internet. IoT is a very common and well-known technology and almost everyone has seen at least one IoT device. Everything from your Alexa or Google Home device to a self-driving car is an IoT device. While […]
Smart water systems: IoT in water management
Water is one of the most precious resources in the world. Even in areas with heavy rainfall in the rainy season, poor water management often results in droughts by the summer season. The internet of things can help. With robust sensor technology and faster and reliable connectivity available, time is ripe for deploying IoT for […]
The Future of IoT
I love IoT. And the main reason for this is the Iron Man movies. The Internet of Things has come a long way since the first Iron Man movie. I can simply tell my watch to turn off the lights in my room. The future of IoT definitely looks promising. But IoT as of now, is […]
Microsoft Windows in 2020
Since the first version of Microsoft Windows was released in 1985, it has undergone a series of changes over the years. When it launched, the Windows 1 relied heavily on the use of a mouse on a graphical user interface, at a time when most of the computing used commands through a keyboard. And now […]
Developing a custom IoT app for swimming pool automation
Every engineer has at least once dreamed of a world that is completely connected. A futuristic world where you tell your watch or your digital assistant where you want to go and a car just comes up to your doorstep and takes you there. A world where you just control all the lights and appliances […]
Conserving water through a custom IoT mobile and web app
Water is one of the most precious commodities on this planet. It is needed to sustain life and is a basic requirement of every human being. With the changing climate, some areas are being flooded, while some areas are facing drought. And in this situation, conserving water is a top priority. And we can do […]
Typography in UI/UX
Typography plays a huge role in making designs appealing and legible to users. Whether it be a website or a graphic illustration or a newspaper advertisement, good typography can make the audience fall for your brand, and bad typography can make them develop a negative feeling towards it. Typography is the arrangement of letters and […]
Top 3 applications of AI in healthcare
With the AI revolution that is happening now, it is no surprise that it has made its way into healthcare. And because of the abundance of data available, and the necessity to make good decisions, I believe AI will have a huge impact on healthcare, if not now, definitely in the future. Let’s have a […]
Top Applications of IoT in healthcare
AI and IoT are two new technologies that are driving each other and making their way into more and more fields. AI became mainstream in the form of simple chatbots and voice assistants, but now it has made their way into almost all tasks every task otherwise performed by humans, from driving to farming to […]
Thriving 5 months of remote work
Last month we crossed the 100-day mark on our work from home scenario. We sent all of our employees to their homes way before the government-mandated lockdown, ensuring a smooth transition to going fully remote. This also made it possible for them to take their hardware home, some of which were bulky. As the pandemic […]
Advanced Git and Git tips
Git is a popular version control tool used by developers all over the world. Created by Linus Torvalds in 2005, it plays a huge role in coordinating work between different developers on a project. While most developers are familiar with using Git, here I’ve compiled some of the tips and tricks with Git that has […]
Faster and better apps using Flutter
Flutter is being adopted worldwide for app development. Initially unveiled in 2015 by Google, it made it possible to create two apps (iOS and Android) from a single code base. With Flutter, beautiful apps with clear interface and smooth performance are the norm. And it fast-tracked the app development process significantly. While it was developed […]
1G to 5G
Mobile phone technology has undergone huge changes since the first generation telecommunication standard was first introduced in the 1980s. The number of cellphones have exploded since then, and mobile communication has become smoother, with better audio and battery quality. In the past two decades, internet access on mobile phones have become common. Let’s have a […]
Smart dust – the next big thing in IoT?
What is smart dust? Smart dust is exactly what it sounds like: internet-connected dust particles. Well, not exactly. They are sensors the size of dust particles, of around one-millimetre size. They are capable of monitoring and sensing various signals from the environment, such as sound, temperature, humidity, and more. These sensors are wirelessly connected to […]
Big data – what is it?
Big data has been a familiar buzzword the past couple of years. “Data is the new oil” is a constant refrain. So what exactly is it? What is the big deal? Why is it relevant? Big data Big Data is exactly what it sounds like. It’s data that is big, or rather of a large […]
SaaS: Making cloud available for all
While cloud computing models like IaaS or PaaS may be used mostly by organisations or IT professionals, SaaS or Software as a Service is the most common cloud computing model used by the general public, even if they’re not aware of it. SaaS is known for its quick deployability, easy scale-up, and their subscription model. […]
PaaS: What is it? What are it’s advantages and disadvantages?
What is PaaS? In the case of Software as a Service(software), a provider gets you a whole application hosted in the cloud, including your data. And in the case of Infrastructure as a Service(IaaS), you get a couple of servers, along with virtualization, and on top of it you install an operating system, the middleware, […]
What exactly is IaaS?
IaaS IaaS or Infrastructure as a Service is one of the three types of cloud computing services available. In some ways, it can be considered as the first step into cloud computing, in the sense that, compared to PaaS or SaaS, you’ll still be controlling most of the tasks. Basically you get nothing but raw […]
What is the difference between Private, Public, and Hybrid clouds?
Cloud-based systems can be deployed mainly in 3 different ways: Public, Private, and Hybrid cloud. And they are exactly what they sound like. In a public cloud, you’ll be sharing all the hardware and networks with other users of the cloud. In a private cloud, the hardware resources will be isolated for your use alone. […]
What is Edge AI and why is it important
AI systems are being deployed to solve and optimise more and more complex problems every day. But most of them rely on extensive cloud computing resources to function. While for most applications this is enough, running AI systems on the cloud have its drawbacks. This is where Edge AI comes to play. Simply put, Edge […]
Ethical dilemmas of modern day tech: Part three
Ever since the beginning of Facebook in 2004, social media networks have become a major part of society. Selfies, memes, debates, and discussions have become a daily routine for a large part of the population. What used to happen between a couple of friends after a pint or two(the good, the bad, and the ugly!) […]
Ethical dilemmas of modern day tech: Part two
I am not a big fan of dystopian novels( they almost always make me very angry). But I’ve always been impressed by the way they present historical events and draw parallels with current events. It’s like, the only kind of poetry I have been able to understand. Another common feature of these books, particularly of […]
Ethical dilemmas of modern day tech: Part one
As ventures for profit, it is hard to guess how companies can be made to hold ethical standards. As technology moves at a rapid pace, it is hard to form a legal framework that ensures rights to the end-users. Companies with huge resources backing them are often able to find legal loopholes and find ways […]
What can we expect to see in smartphones this decade
These past few years, smartphones have improved radically compared to the first iPhone. Many more players have entered the smartphone market increasing competition and bringing down the prices. When I got my first smartphone (Redmi Note 4G), it was one of the few smartphones that were available at a price affordable to many. It had […]
Yeah, we’re in the future. We have driverless cars. (I guess?)
So we’re now in 2020, and huge disappointment – no flying cars. But we almost have the next best thing – driverless cars. Or so they say. Every car company with a good marketing team or a crazy fan base (you know who I’m talking about) have been claiming they’ll be rolling out fully autonomous […]
Fighting COVID 19 with AI
As WHO declared the coronavirus a global pandemic, and as the US, Italy, and Spain suffering from high mortality rates, almost one-third of the population on the planet is under lockdown. Reports of even animals getting affected by the virus are coming up. Meanwhile, a couple of firms around the world is using their IT […]
Nuventure Connect Named a Top Software Developer by Clutch.co!
“Design is not how it looks, but how it works!” That’s our mantra here at Nuventure Connect. We specialize in building modern web and mobile apps with the most cutting-edge UI/UX designs. We’re proud to be an outsourced services partner to many medium-large organizations across the US, the UK, and Europe. Our team’s broad range […]
Enriching businesses with AI powered Chatbots
Everything is digital today. Everything is becoming automated or streamlined, and businesses are striving to implement cutting-edge and innovative technologies like artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and augmented reality. The top businesses of today are efficient in managing both their employees and customers alike. However, the real heroes here are AI chatbots, who deserve a lot […]
Why is Flutter the appropriate platform for IoT app development?
The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly gaining traction and is set to revolutionize both our personal and professional lives. Moreover, the integration of IoT applications in mobile apps has enabled users to control a range of smart devices, including wearables like watches and eyeglasses, sensors, medical equipment, and many others. The […]