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Deep Dive into Zigbee for Home Automation

Zigbee is a low-power low-data network protocol that's ideal for applications like home automation, where devices communicate infrequently and at short range.
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IoT Applications in Task-Based and Foreign Language Learning

Welcome to the second article of our IoT Applications in Education series. In our introductory article, I gave a brief overview of why technology—and specifically the Internet of Things...

Five Most Common Problems IoT Devices Will Encounter in 2020

As consumers acquire and implement more interconnected IoT devices, the number of malfunctions is growing. After intensive corroboration with top research firms and internet service providers (ISPs), five distinct factors are projected to contribute to home-based IoT device failures in 2020. AI will be at the center of resolving this problem in the coming year.
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5G Is a Game-Changer for IoT, But Should You Ditch Your ISP For It?

Faster speeds, more bandwidth, and a host of other features give 5G an edge when it comes to connecting your devices. But is it ready for your home?
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Your Guide to Buying a Smart Lock

What kind of smart lock is right for you, specifically? With dozens of models available, research do your research to find the perfect fit.
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The State of the Smart Home: Leading Manufacturers Weigh In

What's the state of the smart home in 2019? How close are we to critical-mass adoption by consumers, businesses, and organizations?
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7 Ways to Stay Safe With Smart Home Technology

Smart thermostats, video cameras, video doorbells, locks and other devices can both increase smart home safety and enhance your lifestyle.
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5 Tips for Smart Home Spring Cleaning

Clean up your smart home. Polish your lenses, change your passwords, update your firmware, check your settings and reexamine your router.
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Security Flaws of Smart Home Technologies

Smart home technologies offer some quality of life improvements, but patching security flaws are still works in progress. There are solutions available to help! We recommend Trend Micro’s Home Network Security device.

Protecting Your Smart Home From a Cyberattack

It’s amazing all the things you can do with IoT devices and smart assistants. Sadly though, many IoT devices aren’t very secure. There's a lot of concern about what...