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Kayla Matthews

Kayla Matthews
Kayla Matthews is an IoT enthusiast and senior writer at MakeUseOf. You can also find her writing on VentureBeat, The Next Web and ProductivityBytes.com.
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How to Create a Foolproof Smart Home Security System

Home security systems can give you valuable peace of mind, primarily when you can’t monitor the premises in person. Even better, many of today’s options have smart technologies that employ facial recognition,...
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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting up Your Smart Home

Deciding to transition your abode into a smart home is an exciting choice that can make your life more convenient. However, everyone can make mistakes when doing things for the first time....

4 Challenges for Circuit Board Designers in IoT

Many of the devices people use every day — from computers to smartphones — wouldn’t work at all without a critical component: the circuit board. The Internet of Things (IoT) has made...

6 Exciting IoT Use Cases in Healthcare

The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is resulting in some exciting advancements in the 21st century. Although it's often associated with manufacturing, warehousing and smart factories of the future, the...

How Are Different Generations Using IoT?

Ask one hundred people to explain the Internet of Things and you'll likely receive one hundred different responses. Depending on their occupation, some might associate IoT with industrial automation and robotics. Others...