Guest Writer

Martin Keenan is the Technical Director at Avnet Abacus. Avnet Abacus assists and informs design engineers in the latest technological advances and provides guidance through the challenges of bringing new products to life. This includes navigating evolving market conditions, such as the current MLCC shortage, and avoiding manufacturing pitfalls before they occur.

The New IoT Era Requires Better Standardization

The Internet today is affordable. About 3 billion people have access to it, and they're using it for just about everything. We...

How Well Do We Really Understand Smart Cities?

Despite the relative maturity of the concept of smart cities—a term for which definitions have existed for around ten years—new research has...

Choosing the Right IoT Platform: The Ultimate Checklist

Choosing the right IoT platform requires a deep exploration of your needs and the capability, reliability, and scalability of your candidate IoT platforms.

4 Risk Factors When Building an IoT Device Management Solution

Deploying and maintaining full-scale device management solutions is risky. Here are the top four risks IoT initiators face—and how to address them.

5G Is Poised to Revolutionize Industries Beyond Telecommunications

The impact of 5G will be far-reaching: eMBB will transform media, MIoT will connect smart cities, and uRLLC will make autonomous vehicles viable.

IoT: Construction Modernization and a Business Revolution

Implementing IoT to collect data on how users interact with different spaces can help owners design adaptive buildings that serve users' varying needs.