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Microsoft's Azure IoT Edge was announced at Build 2017 to much fanfare. The idea goes that the edges of a network are underutilized and devices are unnecessarily chatty with the cloud. Wouldn't it be great if you could move...
How Does the Internet Work? - A Simple Explanation of the Internet

How Does the Internet Work? – A Simple Explanation of the...

You're on vacation in Italy, sitting at a nice café (with free Wi-Fi). It's a few days into your trip now and you've taken...
How to add Alexa to a Raspberry Pi

How to Add Alexa to a Raspberry Pi (Or Any Linux...

Voice assistants have definitely become a trend, with options like Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Apple's Siri. What really differs them from each other...

How Does WiFi Work?  –  8 Things You Didn’t Know About Wifi

Ah, good ‘ole WiFi. From helping us to keep our phone bill low (except March, goddammit) to allowing our laptops/tablets/etc. to connect to the...

What is CBRS? – LTE in 3.5 GHz Shared Spectrum and...

The CBRS Alliance is looking more and more powerful every day. The group, which advocates for LTE services in the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband...

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INternet of Things World REcap

Internet of Things World 2017 Recap – 8 Takeaways

Internet of Things World 2017, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, concluded on the 17th, bringing together hundreds of companies and leaders in the IoT space. If you missed IoT...
What is Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)? - Explanation and 5 Business Benefits

What is Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)? – Explanation and 5 Business Benefits

Experts predict there will be more than 26 billion devices connecting to the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020. As exciting as that sounds, the volume of connected devices will necessitate...

What is LTE-M? – Considerations and Use Cases for LTE-M

LTE-M is the abbreviation for LTE Cat-M1 or Long Term Evolution (4G), category M1. But what is LTE-M? What is LTE-M used for? This technology is for Internet of Things devices...
RPMA - A Technical Drill-Down into Ingenu’s LPWAN Technology

RPMA – A Technical Drill-Down into Ingenu’s LPWAN Technology

This is the fourth installment in our series providing the definitive guide to a class of IoT connectivity known as LPWAN (low-power wide-area networks). The first post was an overview of LPWAN, including...
IoT vs. Industry 4.0 vs. Industrie 4.0 - What's the Difference?

IoT vs. Industry 4.0 vs. Industrie 4.0 – What’s the Difference?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to fundamentally change the way a wide range of industries approach the procurement, processing, and distribution of raw materials and finished products. New efficiencies based...
RPMA — Overview of Ingenu’s LPWAN Technology

RPMA — Overview of Ingenu’s LPWAN Technology

This is the third installment in our series providing the definitive guide to a class of IoT connectivity known as LPWAN (low-power wide-area networks). The first post was an overview of LPWAN,...
What is Bluetooth? 6 Things You Didn't Know About Bluetooth

What is Bluetooth? – 6 Things You Didn’t Know about Bluetooth

Invented by Ericsson in 1994, Bluetooth was intended to enable wireless headsets. Bluetooth has since expanded into a broad variety of applications including Bluetooth headsets, speakers, printers, video game controllers, and...
IoT Connectivity - Comparison of LoRa, SigFox, RPMA, and other LPWAN Technologies

IoT Connectivity – Comparison of LoRa, SigFox, RPMA, and other LPWAN Technologies

This is the second installment in our series providing the definitive guide to a class of IoT connectivity known as LPWAN (low-power wide-area networks). The first post was an overview of LPWAN,...
Benefits of LPWAN

LPWAN – The Benefits of LPWAN Technology vs. Other IoT Connectivity Options

If you’re familiar with the Internet of Things, you know that there are an almost overwhelming number of IoT connectivity options. From Wi-Fi to Bluetooth, NB-IoT to CAT-M1, and LoRA to...
How to Deal with the Noise Floor

How to Deal with the Noise Floor

Last post I talked about how the noise floor is a very succinct way of measuring all the interference in a given frequency range. In other words, if the wireless environment...