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A Beginners Syllabus to Smart Cities

As 2019 begins and the promise of 5G connectivity, distributed sensing and tech-enabled citizenship continues to crystallize, more and more people will begin to...

CES 2019 Recap: IoT Tech With a Social Impact

CES 2019 proved socially impactful IoT products are economically viable and technically impressive. Tech innovators should ask, “how can I help the world?”

CES 2019 Recap: Exclusive Interviews With 5 IoT Leaders

CES is the place to launch new products and share your ambitious plans for emerging technologies with the world. Major IoT players including AT&T,...
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“Hey Siri, When Will Voice Assistants Improve?”

“Siri, can you take anything off my to-do list?” “I’m afraid not.” It’s a frequent and...
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4 Promising IoT Use Cases in Agriculture

Through IoT use cases such as autonomous tractors, livestock monitoring, connected beehives, and precision agriculture, farmers can unlock new value.
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The Pivotal Role of Business APIs in IoT Platforms: Part I

Forward-thinking firms should create an IoT business API that is simple, transparent, and dynamic, to attract a healthy ecosystem of partners.
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An Introduction to IoT Applications in Education

An education is the single most powerful tool we have at our disposal. By educating more people in a better manner, we can drive...
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How to Practice Preventive Equipment Maintenance

Many companies still accept random equipment failure as a fact of business. With an ineffective maintenance structure in place, it becomes impossible to avoid...
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IoT Applications in the Oil and Gas Industry

Almost every article written about the Oil and Gas (O&G) industry claims we may not see $100-per barrel oil for years, if at all....

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IoT Applications in the Fire Safety Industry

The automatic fire sprinkler has remained fundamentally unchanged since Frederick Grinnell invented the first practical sprinkler in 1882. In 1890, he invented the glass...
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4 Reasons to Outsource R&D for Your IoT Project

R&D is an essential part of bringing about that all-important innovation to your company via IoT projects. And though we can all agree how...
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How to Make Friends with Robots and Become a Superhero

There's a constant a stream of headlines repeating how machines are getting smarter every day. But there’s a human element here too. So many...
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Smart Home Interoperability: A Fragmented Landscape

The smart home is broken. OK, maybe not shattered beyond repair, but the fragmented state of the connected home market is certainly creating challenges...
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Where IoT Meets The Environment: Building a Greener Future

From networks of useful embedded sensors to AI decision-making frameworks, the impact of IoT has already begun to change both our environment and the...
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Artificial Intelligence Can Now Explain Its Own Decision-Making

People are scared of the unknown. So naturally, one reason why artificial intelligence (AI) hasn't yet been widely adopted may be because the rationale...

CES 2019 Preview: 10 Must-See Products

CES typically brings up two emotions: excitement for the new products being displayed and dread for those of us who spend hours a day...
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IoT Applications in Consumer Healthcare

Have you been to a doctor at any point in your life? Congratulations, if you answered “yes,” you’re a healthcare consumer! Nearly 85 percent of...
IoT Explained – How Does an IoT System Actually Work? – Part 2

How Does an IoT Solution Actually Work? Part 2 – Edge Computing

In the first part of How Does an IoT Solution Actually Work?, I explained that there are four major components that are involved in...
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How Does an IoT Solution Actually Work?

“The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with...
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Types of Network Connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT) – A Simple Explanation

Connecting things to the internet is, unsurprisingly, an essential piece of the Internet of Things. But when it comes to evaluating what type of...
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What is an IoT Gateway? – A Simple Explanation

As I explored in a previous #askIoT post, nearly every IoT system needs some way to connect sensors/devices to the cloud so that data...
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How Do Cellular Networks Work for IoT?

Cellular networks provide the backbone for much of what we know and love, allowing us to access the internet, get rides, connect with friends,...
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What is the Cloud? How Does it Fit into the Internet of Things (IoT)?

You've probably heard of "the cloud" before, but if you're not familiar with internet technologies and/or if you're just getting into the Internet of...