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What Are Wireless IoT Sensors and Why Are They Useful?

This article provides a high-level overview of how wireless sensors work, how networks are arranged, and how they serve real-world IoT applications.
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Over-The-Air (OTA) Updates Will Help You Reduce Risk and Win Customers for Life

Over-The-Air (OTA) updates make it possible for companies to roll out new patches, software or firmware to the devices in their network without ever having to recall those devices and interrupt their customers' lives.
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Why MQTT Is Essential for Building Connected Cars

Building connected car services can be a challenge due to the unreliable nature of the cellular network and the requirement for bi-directional communication. MQTT's publish/subscribe protocol is well designed to address these challenges and is well suited for moving data between the car and cloud platform.

Is 5G Ready for IoT?

5G is the first generation of cellular network technology designed with IoT applications in mind and will make a big difference in the medium to long-term.
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Using an MQTT Broker? Here’s Why You Need to Think About Scalability

Simply having 10 connected devices could mean that your MQTT broker should be capable of handling scaling to 100 simultaneous messages.
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6 Ways 5G Will Change the IoT Solutions Space

The implementation of 5G will facilitate smoother, more robust and multi-tiered networks.
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IoT Rising: From Static Products to Dynamic Services

Connected products are transforming the relationship between users and brands. Companies need to move beyond static products and find new opportunities.
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Can IoT Help Manage Pallets and Returnable Packaging? (Yes!)

IoT asset tracking solutions can enable reusable packaging and close the loop on your logistics systems, amplifying sustainable profits.
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The Possibilities and Limits of Space-Based Radio and Optical Communications

For nearly 60 years, communication with a spacecraft has been through radio waves. Optical alternatives, while experimental, are emerging.
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What Is Telematics and Why Does it Matter?

What is telematics? As cars become more connected over time, we need effective ways of integrating telecoms and informatics systems.

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