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Key IoT Trends Observed in 2018

Gartner predicted 8.4 billion connected “things” across industries and verticals back at the beginning of 2017. Today, Statista more than doubles that number and registers as...
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How Encryption is Powering the Future of IoT

Gartner reports that they expect over 20 billion IoT units to be installed by 2020. This is a clear sign that new business opportunities...
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The Future of MEMs and IoT

Have you ever wondered how many individual components make up your iPhone? There are accelerometers and gyroscopes to detect the movement of the phone....
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New Energy: Smart Grid IoT Applications

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, major U.S. electric utilities spend $51 billion annually on electricity distribution systems. Their main objective is to...
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What is a Smart City?

Defining Smart Cities Urbanism in World History Before charging forward, we must remember first to look backward. The stories of human development and urbanization are deeply...
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How Do Self-Driving Cars Work?

It's no secret that in just a few years, our cars will be able to take us wherever we want to while we relax....
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Can Acoustic Sensors Diagnose Machine Health?

With the advent of Industry 4.0, manufacturers are using various types of sensors to collect information on asset health. Those metrics inform predictive analytics...

A System to Save Beluga Whales, the Fire Truck of the Future, and the...

As IoT continues to build momentum across the globe, IoT Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC) is introducing new IoT innovations at their conference in Barcelona,...
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How IoT Can Help With the Aging Population Problem

The world faces a pressing question: how can we care for aging citizens who are only getting older as life expectancy (LE) increases? Statistics...

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What is LPWAN and the LoRaWAN Open Standard?

Your smartphone uses a ton of power to send lots of data over medium distances. It’s not really a problem when your phone dies...
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How to Secure Your IoT Devices With a VPN

Every time you connect a device to the internet, whether it's a car or a security camera or a simple laptop, a plethora of...
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IoT Energy Applications: From Smart Vehicles to Smart Meters

IoT is ushering in a lot of exciting developments in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and amplified industrial processes. We're making "digital twins" of just...
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IoT Marks the Convergence of Physical Security and Cybersecurity

Incorporating the internet into the physical world initially began as a slow shift. It has since gained unprecedented momentum with the emergence of the...
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IoT Is Driving 3 Enterprise IT Trends

The adoption of connected devices has exploded recently. Gartner estimates that 25 billion “things” will be connected to the internet by 2020. Just as hiring...
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3 Key IoT Applications in Real Estate

Buying a home is one of the most significant commitments that anyone can make in their life. Whether you’re looking to buy a house...
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IoT Applications in Transportation

Our lives run on transportation. It gets us to work in the mornings, delivers fresh food to our grocery stores, and encourages us to...
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How IoT is Changing Wastewater Management

Water is perhaps one of the most precious natural resources. With rapid urbanization, water is quickly becoming scarce. Organizations and systems that operate wastewater...
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What is the Programmable Economy?

Technological innovation has been both the driver and beneficiary of changes in the economy throughout most of human history. Technologies deeply influence how we...

IoT Will Transform The Data Center Industry

The Internet of Things (IoT) produces a tremendous amount of data and it’s starting to change the data center industry. This means many more...
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Here’s What a Smart Museum Could Look Like

The rapid rise of technology in real estate brings along a stream of valuable new opportunities to building owners. The results from the first...
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How Smart Appliances Can Unlock Their IoT Potential

IoT devices can manage almost every aspect of the home. Smart appliances—IoT-enabled appliances from everyday life—have the potential to increase customer satisfaction and drive more...
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Prototyping a Smart Office IoT System with a BME 280 Sensor

Rapid prototyping is a critical aspect of product development—especially in technology where end-to-end solutions may cost hundreds of hours of work by highly skilled...
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Cybersecurity Challenges Could Make or Break IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an idea that could radically alter our relationship with technology. The promise of a world in which all...