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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.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Smart Home Security

Smart home devices are getting smarter with each iteration, and that goes for smart security tech as much as any other device category. Even...
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What Is a Smart City?

Defining Smart Cities Urbanism in World History Before charging forward, we must remember first to look backward. The stories of human development and urbanization are deeply...
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How Do Self-Driving Cars Work?

It's no secret that in just a few years, our cars will be able to take us wherever we want to while we relax....
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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.
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How to Secure Your IoT Devices With a VPN

Every time you connect a device to the internet, whether it's a car or a security camera or a simple laptop, a plethora of...
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Prototyping a Smart Office IoT System with a BME 280 Sensor

Rapid prototyping is a critical aspect of product development—especially in technology where end-to-end solutions may cost hundreds of hours of work by highly skilled...
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What Is Cellular IoT?

You might be unable to answer the question, "what is cellular IoT?" But I'm sure you're familiar with the underlying technology. Cellular...
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6 Reasons Smart Home Devices Malfunction and How to Repair Them

Smart home devices are becoming more popular every day, and that means adoption is growing. By 2022, the global smart home market is expected...
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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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