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Android Battery Monitoring

The Android operating system is installed in about 70% of mobile phones worldwide. The majority of these phones are using Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) battery cells. Li-ion batteries are relatively expensive. To make sure that the battery lasts as long as possible, below are some tips to achieve that. Li-ion chemistry prefers partial discharge to deep discharge, so it is best to avoid taking the battery all the way down to zero. Since Li-ion chemistry does not have a memory, the battery pack is not harmed with a partial discharge. If the voltage of a lithium-ion cell drops below a certain level, …

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Decentralized Condition Monitoring

Condition monitoring (CM) is the basis for condition based maintenance (CBM). CBM is an alternative to calendar based maintenance, where an asset is serviced in regular time intervals. Calendar based maintenance is easy to plan and schedule but it has some weaknesses: 1) Assets which are in a good condition do not need to be regularly taken out of production for service, and 2) an asset can still fail between regular calendar based maintenance events, causing downtime in production. CM and CBM are therefore used by many industries as an alternative to calendar based maintenance to strike a balance between …

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HelloWorld Crystal for Bismuth’s Tornado Wallet

Bismuth is a chemical element and a metal with number 83 in the periodic table. Bismuth has an unusual property for a metal in which it expands as it changes from a liquid to a solid and crystals are formed. Bismuth is also the name given to the first blockchain implementation written in Python. The Bismuth blockchain project with it’s associated features and tools aim to be a “construction set for blockchain technology” or “the Lego of blockchains”. Inspired by the metal the Bismuth blockchain ecosystem will also “expand as it solidifies”, with many new developers and future use-cases. Tornado …

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EggdraSyl’s Roadmap, ep. 1 – Tanstaafl!

Well… a few days ago I agreed with the team to use as little acronyms and abbreviations as possible, and there I am with this word from outer space…Please bear with me: in the end all should be clear 😉 The context In my previous post I announced that dApps on Bismuth can use feeless transactions.Feeless as in no fee, free beer: transactions for free, 0 $BIS to spend.I even said this was something already existing and working.It is.You may not be aware, but every 5 minutes since September 2018, blocks are created by the Bismuth network, with feeless transactions …

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