Michael Wedd, Author at IoT For All

Michael Wedd

Michael is a Senior Editor at IoT for All. After majoring in cultural anthropology, he became keenly interested in the social and cultural importance of IoT. In addition to growing this vibrant community, Michael enjoys endurance bicycle touring, cooking, reading, and learning full-stack web development in his spare time.

Automation as a Mindset: “Building Down” in the 21st Century

"Building down" means focusing less on what's above you than on re-engineering what's in front of and below you. Automation is a mindset.

The “Things” in the Internet of Things (IoT)

What do "things" represent in the Internet of Things? They can be anything from a tractor to a thermostat to a shipping container!

The 3 Most Impactful Recent Advances in IoT

1. The FCC Greenlighting CBRS for Private LTE The FCC recently greenlit the opening of the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)...

Bluetooth IoT Applications: From BLE to Mesh

Bluetooth has evolved from connecting PC peripherals into a powerful IoT connectivity solution. However, it isn't use case agnostic.

Old and New Collide in EY’s Future Cities Simulation

At Smart Cities Week 2018 in Washington, DC, Ernst & Young (EY) sought to spark the imaginations of city planners, technologists in the smart...

What is LPWAN and the LoRaWAN Open Standard?

Low-power, wide-area networks are great for industrial applications requiring devices to send small amounts of data over great distances for many years on a single battery. The LoRaWAN open standard is a popular and effective LPWAN protocol.