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LTE CAT M1: The Sweet Spot for IoT Connections

This article explains LTE CAT-M1 in relation to its competing technologies and examines some of the pros and cons of each. It argues that even with 5G looming, CAT-M1 will remain a sweet spot for IoT connectivity.

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Trust Is the Lifeblood of Consumer IoT

Security and operational risks could quickly damage trust in and dampen enthusiasm for consumer IoT products before full market acceptance.
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The University of British Columbia Improves Campus Parking and Waste Management With LoRa® Technology

To meet the needs of more than 60,000 students, UBC used LoRa for its new smart campus solutions in waste management and parking.
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3 Ways IIoT Can Help You Avoid Unplanned Downtime

Every year, manufacturers of all kinds lose billions of dollars because of unplanned downtime. Through the Industrial IoT (IIoT), a sensor-driven network of connected devices, facility and production managers can gain more insight into unplanned downtime warning signs and ultimately save their companies a lot of money and headaches.
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Smart City Data: A Convoluted Web

IoT devices are the heart of a city, pumping around the blood (data). As IoT devices also generate data, data lifecycles are intertwined.
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Designing Scalable IoT Solutions on AWS

Building IoT solutions on AWS's platform enables you to focus on core business needs without the hassle of infrastructure management and monitoring. Here's your guide to designing and implementing scalable IoT solutions on AWS.
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IoT Pricing Challenges

By evaluating an IoT system in the right light, you can better design the optimal pricing structure.
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Cybersecurity Considerations for IoT Product Design

Mitigating cyber threats is critical to the launch of an IoT product, but many devices on the market today haven't been designed securely.
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Solving Air Pollution Problems With IoT-Led Solutions

The statistics show the problem air pollution is real and needs to be tackled; applications of Internet of Things provide a way to monitor air quality and take action accordingly.
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8 Questions You Should Ask Before Purchasing a Smart Lock

What kind of smart lock is right for you, specifically? With dozens of models available, research do your research to find the perfect fit.

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What I Learned Connecting One Million Objects to the Internet

IoT has changed the way people interact with products and has started a complete rethinking of business logic. But we still have much to learn.
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How the Replacement of Blue-Collar Jobs by AI Will Impact the Economy

AI and ML's penetration of a wide range of job markets will yield short term gains but long-term job losses could be devastating.
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The Tricky Legalities of IoT

There's a gray area brought about by the pioneering nature of IoT, and much of it relates to legal specifics.
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IoT Helps Museums Save Art, Artifacts, Animals and Resources

Institutions are leveraging IoT to achieve a wide range of efficiencies. Museums use it to protect priceless art and artifacts. Zoos use it to keep animals healthy, and park rangers use IoT to combat poaching.
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How AI Is Reshaping the Aviation Industry

Advances in AI are reshaping the future for airlines. Application areas include crew management, flight maintenance, ticketing, and passenger identification, and they all center on one objective: improving the customer experience.
[7.3.19] Merchants Fight IoT-Enabled Fraud

Merchants Fight IoT-Enabled Fraud

While IoT tools offer revolutionary applications in many industries, they also leave the door open for costly fraud. Merchants be precautious.
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How to Survive and Thrive in Our Hyperconnected World

Using new smart devices without giving due attention to the myriad new risk vectors they expose is foolish. We must become cyber-resilient.

Reinventing the Pillbox: IoT Solutions for Medical Adherence

The lack of patient adherence to their prescribed medical regimen in the United States is an overlooked but prevalent problem, and IoT solutions could play an important role in changing this reality.
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Evolution of IoT in Healthcare

Increasing acceptance of the Internet of Things has potentially life-saving applications within the healthcare industry.
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How to Improve Healthcare IT Rollouts

New healthcare apps are essential to achieving modern healthcare missions, so let’s look at the two challenges of leveraging cloud resources and orchestrating stakeholders to achieve successful rollouts.
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4 Unlikely Industries IoT Is Changing

IoT is helping numerous industries—from oil and gas to agriculture to HVAC and brick-and-mortar retail—turn the page into the 21st century.
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The Developer Who Discovered an Uncharted Endemic Ecosystem

Let's look at how the HVAC and BMS industry has separated from IoT.
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Is Facebook Portal Too Late to Impact the Consumer IoT Market?

Facebook's efforts to make an impact in the consumer IoT market may be too late, and their integration with Alexa technology is a barrier to competition. Still, Facebook Portal offers a valuable video interface to digital assistant functions and likely represents a bridge to future video-chat technology.
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3 IoT Analytics Goals From Which Your Business Can Benefit

Time has shown that implementing an IoT project without a definitive business goal in mind doesn't work. Start by considering what's standing in your company's way in regard to three things: increasing revenue, reducing operating costs, and mitigating risk.