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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 was an overview of LPWAN, including what it is and...
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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 will be connected to 5G." Just Google "5G IoT" and...
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Why Do We Need Edge Computing?

The past 15-20 years have generated a massive shift from on-premise software to cloud computing. We can now access everything we need from anywhere, without the limitations of fixed-location servers. However, the cloud computing...

8 Books Every IoT Beginner Should Read

It can be hard to know where to start with IoT, so we've put together a list of the 8 books we think every IoT beginner should start with. Ranging from beginner explanations on...

Bluetooth 5 and its Role in the Internet of Things

What is Bluetooth 5? If you own a modern car or a smartphone, chances are you've used Bluetooth at least once in your life. Bluetooth is everywhere: in speakers, wireless headphones, cars, wearables, medical devices,...
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The ESP32: Quick and Inexpensive Platform for Your Next IoT Device

Do you have an idea for an IoT device, but you don’t know where to start? Do you think you need a microcontroller, but you’re not sure which one you should use? Are you looking for...
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The Best IoT eBooks Out There

The Internet of Things is complex, and there are many moving parts to understand before venturing into your own IoT project. To make the right decision for your product or company, you'll likely need...

IoT World 2018 Recap

IoT For All attended its 3rd consecutive IoT World conference in Santa Clara last week and what a show it was! The attendance and quantity of content made this year’s show the biggest so...
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Build Your Own Charging Point for an Electric Car

It’s no secret that the Earth is running out of fossil fuels, so increasingly more people are hurrying to find alternative sources of energy and ways to produce them. Driving electric vehicles could be one...
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Why Should You Use a Third Party IoT Platform?

These days many companies are looking to IoT to enable their products. In the case of commoditized items, some see an opportunity to differentiate themselves and increase their margins; and with the help of...

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