IoT Explained

The Basics

What Is IoT? – A Simple Explanation of the Internet of...

The Internet of Things, or "IoT" for short, is about extending the power of the internet beyond computers and smartphones to a whole range of other things, processes, and environments. Here's everything you need to know.

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How Do Self-Driving Cars Work?

Self-driving cars will use several IoT technologies to protect human lives and improve conditions for all. But how do self-driving cars really work?
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IoT Connectivity – Comparing NB-IoT, LTE-M, LoRa, SigFox, and other LPWAN Technologies

So you want to use LPWAN for your IoT connectivity, but now what? There are several LPWAN technologies. Here I'll provide a general overview of each.

How Does the Internet Work? A Simple Explanation of the Internet

Most people know how to access and use the internet, whether from their phone at work on their home WiFi. But what is the internet? How does the internet actually work?
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Blockchain Explained – The Basics of Blockchain and How it Might Affect IoT

Blockchain seems to be everywhere. With applications in finance, asset management, healthcare, personal identification, and more, wherever there’s a conversation...
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Designing and Implementing an IIoT System for Smart Factories

This is a design and implementation of an IIoT ecosystem for smart factories, MODBUS sensors, Siemens Simatic IoT2040 gateway and NETPIE.
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What Is an IoT Platform?

IoT platforms provide a head start in building IoT systems by providing built-in tools and capabilities to make IoT easier and cheaper for businesses, developers, and users.
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What is Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)? – Explanation and 5 Business Benefits

With the Internet of Things (IoT) expected to reach 75 billion devices by 2025, we’re going to need wireless networks to support them. But...
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Internet of Things Examples and Applications

The Internet of Things (IoT) makes sense with concrete examples. Here's how IoT improves efficiency, health/safety, and/or user experiences.
What is IoT? - A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things

What Is IoT? – A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things, or "IoT" for short, is about extending the power of the internet beyond computers and smartphones to a whole range of other things, processes, and environments. Here's everything you need to know.
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What is the Cloud? How Does it Fit into the Internet of Things (IoT)?

Undoubtedly, you've heard of data in the cloud, or of something working in the cloud. But what does that actually mean? If...

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