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Why MQTT Is Essential for Building Connected Cars

Building connected car services can be a challenge due to the unreliable nature of the cellular network and the requirement for bi-directional communication. MQTT's publish/subscribe protocol is well designed to address these challenges and is well suited for moving data between the car and cloud platform.
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Raspberry PI SD Card Provisioning with Windows 10 IoT Core 

In this article, we're going to discuss Raspberry Pi SD Card Provisioning. We'll also cover considerations for deploying multiple Raspberry Pis with Windows 10 IoT Core.
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6 Criteria for Selecting the Best IoT Platform Partner

Criteria like the flexibility of the platform, vendor lock-ins, and scalability are important and often overlooked when choosing an IoT platform.
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How Global Leaders Are Leveraging the Enterprise Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

This article provides five illustrative examples of the specific use cases through which these firms are driving customer experiences forward.
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Regulation Alone Won’t Secure IoT-Enabled Devices

Not everyone is sold on the idea that regulations dictating security standards for IoT devices will actually improve security. A multi-pronged approach would be more effective, including manufacturer-initiated best practices and consumer education.
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The Blood, Heart and Brain of the Smart City

It’s important to look at the driving forces behind the smart city and how personal data dovetails with these to generate a fuller picture of what it means to live in a smart city.
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Using NEM’s Catapult Blockchain and the Power of IoT to Combat Gas Pump Credit...

Utilizing blockchain and IoT will enable businesses to not only protect gas pumps from skimmers, but also other critical equipment.
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Implications of IoT Security in Construction Use Cases

Security is one of the most important areas in IoT. It is a major topic for discussion within organizations in the construction industry.

Is 5G Ready for IoT?

5G is the first generation of cellular network technology designed with IoT applications in mind and will make a big difference in the medium to long-term.

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Using an MQTT Broker? Here’s Why You Need to Think About Scalability

Simply having 10 connected devices could mean that your MQTT broker should be capable of handling scaling to 100 simultaneous messages.
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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: The Brain of a Smart City

AI and ML can improve decision making, personalize experiences and enhance decision making in smart cities, but at the risk of bias and abuse.
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How Companies Are Leveraging Microsoft Azure’s IoT Hub

The article details how Microsoft Azure has been used by some of the biggest companies in the world to incorporate IoT into their products.
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6 Ways 5G Will Change the IoT Solutions Space

The implementation of 5G will facilitate smoother, more robust and multi-tiered networks.
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3 Ways AI Improves Manufacturing Intelligence

Manufacturers often view AI as highly complex and expensive, requiring end-to-end systems throughout their whole company to work properly. The reality is, AI is much more focused and achievable. It can work on factory floors with minimal construction and get connected to machines via the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). With this article, the author presents key advice and three scenarios for how manufacturing intelligence has been used in real settings.
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3 “First Step” Smart City Projects You Can Begin in 2019

You don't have to reinvent everything to start your smart city journey. Here are 3 “first-step” smart city projects you can begin in 2019.
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What Does it Mean to Be Digital Twin Enabled?

Being "digital twin enabled" means using technology to unlock meaningful insights for commercial real estate owners, operators, and occupants.
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Future-Proofing Buildings For Connected Cities of the Future

Smart cities are steadily becoming a reality, thanks to the engineers who are future-proofing buildings by integrating open, interoperable IoT platforms that can be enhanced, grown, and leveraged for years to come. With technology always evolving, it’s essential that the platforms, data, and infrastructure being used today are designed with future possibilities in mind.
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Smart Cities: A Decade of Progress

The last ten years have seen considerable progress in the field of interconnected municipal processes. Smart Cities are on the rise. Smart Cities are on the rise.
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IoT Rising: From Static Products to Dynamic Services

Connected products are transforming the relationship between users and brands. Companies need to move beyond static products and find new opportunities.
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Top 5 Smart Home Devices of 2019

What're the best smart home devices on the market? This article takes a look at what's available in 2019 for these ever-changing technologies.
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Wireless Sensor Solutions That Solve Retail Problems

Wireless sensor technology enables a new level of automation that has major implications for many sectors. One sector that is already benefitting significantly from this next-gen technology is the retail space. Here, we highlight major applications for wireless sensors in retail and showcase the versatility of the technology.
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7 Big Data Influencers You Should Know

Marcus Borba, Ronald van Loon, Bernard Marr, Carla Gentry, Cindi Howson, Merv Adrian, and Doug Laney are seven big data experts to watch.
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Can IoT Help Manage Pallets and Returnable Packaging? (Yes!)

IoT asset tracking solutions can enable reusable packaging and close the loop on your logistics systems, amplifying sustainable profits.