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IoT Connectivity – Comparing NB-IoT, LTE-M, LoRa, SigFox, and other LPWAN Technologies

 This piece is the second installment in our definitive series on a class of IoT connectivity known as LPWAN (low-power wide-area networks). The first installment...
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What is an IoT Platform?

You've probably heard the term "IoT Platform" floating around. As of last year, there were over 450 IoT platforms in the rapidly changing platform...
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Internet of Things Examples and Applications

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” — Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the Future   The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform our world. Connecting...
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Cellular IoT Explained – NB-IoT vs. LTE-M vs. 5G and More

5G—especially for cellular IoT—has been on everyone's lips. Tom Wheeler, the former head of the FCC, said recently, "If something can be connected, it...
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How Smart Should Your Smart Solution Be?

Before bringing a smart product to market, you should ask yourself, how smart does this product need to be? If your answer is, “As...
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Why You Should Rapid Prototype an IoT Solution

Have you ever watched the show Project Runway? In each episode, a dozen or so fashion designers create a garment that adheres to guidelines...

8 Books Every IoT Beginner Should Read

It can be hard to know where to start with IoT, so we've put together a list of the 8 books we think every...
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JavaScript vs. Golang for IoT: Is Gopher Winning?

What programming language is better for your IoT project? The answer to this question is dubious and subjective. There are so many things to...
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7 Reasons Why the AWS IoT Platform is Great for IoT Startups

When the hoopla around launching an Internet of Things (IoT) startup fades, reality kicks in. Entrepreneurs realize with dread that choosing an IoT platform...
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IoT Help Wanted: Solving the Smart Building Problem

Dear Silicon Valley, I work in the facility management industry and could use your help. We have been debating solutions to the same problem...

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