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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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What is an IoT Platform?

You've probably heard the term "IoT Platform" floating around. As of last year, there were over 450 IoT platforms in the rapidly changing platform...
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Internet of Things Examples and Applications

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” — Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the Future   The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform our world. Connecting...
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Cellular IoT Explained – NB-IoT vs. LTE-M vs. 5G and More

5G—especially for cellular IoT—has been on everyone's lips. Tom Wheeler, the former head of the FCC, said recently, "If something can be connected, it...

5 Reasons to Use .NET for your Next IoT Project

Roughly 10 years ago, when the Internet of Things (IoT) was in its infancy, only a small number of enthusiasts were exploring IoT development....
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The Power of Cellular Technologies in IoT

Cellular networks provide the backbone for much of what we know and love, allowing us to access the internet, send snaps, and connect with...
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How To Monitor Water Levels with Flood Warning Systems and Industrial IoT Sensors

You may already know that water monitoring systems have impacts on our environment as well as you and your family’s health. What happens when there’s...
What is Asset Tracking?

What is Asset Tracking?

Not so familiar with the term asset tracking? In this brief blog post, we’ll walk you through the basics. What? Asset tracking is the process of keeping...
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What is Prescriptive Analytics?

Did you say Predictive Analytics? No prescriptive. What is prescriptive analytics? Prescriptive analytics is the area of business analytics (BA) dedicated to finding the best course of...
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IoT vs. Industrial IoT: 10 Differences That Matter

The Internet of Things (IoT) enables disruptive transformation across multiple market segments, from consumer, enterprise, agriculture, healthcare, manufacturing, and utilities to government and cities....

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