The Internet of Things soon to be available as a system-wide upgrade, complete with smart contracts, peer-to-peer networking, the blockchain, and a ten-mile range for even the smallest of hardware additions.
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Filament was previously known as Pinoccio, and provided open-source hardware resembling an Arduino kit to build handy mesh network projects. Jennings and co-founder Jeremie Miller then figured out how to produce this fledgling technology in a smaller, more useful form factor while adding security and even more functionality. Each Tap has a micro-USB port to plug into your existing sensors or platforms, along with a 20 year battery life. An embeddable version of the Tap, called the Patch, will also be available for adding directly to circuit boards during the manufacturing process.