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Bluetooth IoT Applications: From BLE to Mesh

Bluetooth has evolved from connecting PC peripherals into a powerful IoT connectivity solution. However, it isn't use case agnostic.

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...
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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...
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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...

The Future of Location: Beyond Beacons

When many people think of indoor location, they first think about beacon technology. And why not? As the incumbent technology, Bluetooth beacons are the...
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How Devicification Can Transform Consumables

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing at a record pace, from 8 billion connected objects today to a projected 20 billion by 2020,...
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IoT Solutions World Congress 2017 Recap: IoT in an Age of Revolution

Before we launch into a “technological triumphalism” report on the gleanings from the 2017 IOT Solutions World Congress - Barcelona (IoTSWC17), lets take a...

BlueBorne and The Billion Dollar IoT Device Discovery Opportunity

Last week, Armis Labs identified a new attack vector, dubbed "BlueBorne", that targets any device with Bluetooth capability. This includes mobile, desktop, and IoT...

Bluetooth for Geolocation? – A Tragic Misuse Shows Why this is a Bad Idea

In a recent, tragic case, a Bluetooth tracker that was advertised as having a wide area geolocation capability has failed to locate a lost...
Examining 5 IEEE Protocols - ZigBee, WiFi, Bluetooth, BLE, and WiMax

Examining 5 IEEE Protocols – ZigBee, WiFi, Bluetooth, BLE, and WiMax

Various types of wireless technology and networks allow devices to speak (send data) to each other and to the web (TCP/IP Networks) without cables....

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