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Internet of Things Examples and Applications

The Internet of Things (IoT) makes sense with concrete examples. Here's how IoT improves efficiency, health/safety, and/or user experiences.
What is IoT? - A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things

What Is IoT? – A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things

Here's everything you need to know about the internet of things. The Internet of Things, or "IoT" for short, is about extending the power of the internet beyond computers and smartphones to a whole range of other things, processes and environments.
IoT Explained – How Does an IoT System Actually Work? – Part 2

How Does an IoT Solution Actually Work? Part 2 – Edge Computing

In the first part of How Does an IoT Solution Actually Work?, I explained that there are four major components that are involved in...

How Does an IoT Solution Actually Work?

“The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with...
Simple Explanations: Connecting the Internet of Things

Types of Network Connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT) – A Simple Explanation

Connecting things to the internet is, unsurprisingly, an essential piece of the Internet of Things. But when it comes to evaluating what type of...

What is an IoT Gateway? – A Simple Explanation

As I explored in a previous #askIoT post, nearly every IoT system needs some way to connect sensors/devices to the cloud so that data...

What is the Cloud? How Does it Fit into the Internet of Things (IoT)?

You've probably heard of "the cloud" before, but if you're not familiar with internet technologies and/or if you're just getting into the Internet of...

How Do Cellular Networks Work for IoT?

Cellular networks provide the backbone for much of what we know and love, allowing us to access the internet, get rides, connect with friends,...

Machine Learning Applications in the Internet of Things (IoT)

If you just include “machine learning” in your pitch you can add a zero on to the end of your valuation. Machine Learning (ML) and...
The Industrial Internet of Things – What’s the Difference Between IoT and IIoT?

What’s the Difference Between IoT and IIoT (the Industrial Internet of Things)?

Listen to the audio version of this article!The Internet of Things is rife with acronyms, from LPWAN to MQTT to the acronym IoT itself....