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Breaking down concepts and topics related to the Internet of Things

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Smart Farming: The Future of Agriculture

As a Ukrainian, my parents and grandparents lived in the era of the infamous Soviet collective farms, in which tractors were considered...
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What Is the Passenger Economy?

When you hear the term “passenger economy,” you might have one of three associations: Self-driving carsMoney???
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Where Do Wearables Fit into the Internet of Things?

Wearable IoT devices, namely smartwatches and fitness trackers, are the among the most conspicuous examples of Internet of Things (IoT) technology.
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8 Reasons Why You Need To Embrace IIoT

It's a good time for the Internet of Things (IoT). When the bells are ringing in the consumer sector, the numerous applications...
What are Smart Cities in 2019

What Makes a Smart City in 2019?

For cities to become more efficient, sustainable, and liveable, they need to become smarter. Smart cities use the Internet of Things to improve their infrastructure, utilities, buildings and more. Here are some innovative solutions revolutionizing the world’s smartest cities.
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How to Practice Preventive Equipment Maintenance

Many companies still accept random equipment failure as a fact of business. With an ineffective maintenance structure in place, it becomes impossible to avoid...
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How to Make Friends with Robots and Become a Superhero

There's a constant a stream of headlines repeating how machines are getting smarter every day. But there’s a human element here too. So many...
What is IoT? - A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things

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

"What is IoT?" As someone who works for an Internet of Things (IoT) software company, this is a question that I'm asked frequently. Whether it's...
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...
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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...

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