Author Archives: Carsten Gregersen

The Top Microcontroller Series for Your IoT Projects

Recently, we took an in-depth look at the major features of microcontrollers (MCUs), particularly for use in IoT projects—including why they matter and how to choose one.  In this follow up, we’re going to take a look at specific MCU products that you can use. Most microcontrollers come in a “series,” so we’ll look at […]

The 10 Best Development Boards for IoT in 2022

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These days, devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) come in all different shapes and sizes. They can be smart watches, smart TVs, smart robots in manufacturing, and smart sensors for weather monitoring. And each of those devices has different requirements. For example, many devices in manufacturing need real-time response for safety reasons. If an […]

What role does m2m communication play in IoT?

Lately, you’ve been hearing a lot about smart devices, smart homes, smart manufacturing, and even smart cities, all connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). To make all that smart technology act in a smart way, IoT technology relies heavily on machine-to-machine (M2M) communication. So let’s take a look at the relationship between IoT and […]

Creating More Efficient Energy Management Systems

Governments all over the world have established energy policies aimed at reducing carbon emissions and regulating the use of fossil fuels. Inevitably, these policies have affected every aspect of society and business, and energy management has become an increasingly important consideration for companies in every industry. As a result, many businesses have realized the advantages […]

The Complete Guide to IoT for Energy Management: Or, How IoT is Disrupting the Energy Industry

As energy costs have risen and the green movement has gained traction in recent years, we’ve seen a proliferation of interest in reducing energy consumption. Smart devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) have significantly improved the landscape of managing energy consumption and disrupted the energy industry.  Smart buildings with built-in energy management systems already […]

How Can M2M Connectivity Benefit Your Business?

Machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity is one of those great technologies that most companies use, whether they know it or not. Any company that uses smart devices, utility meters, or even a weather app is relying on M2M connectivity. That said, few people understand exactly how M2M connectivity works.  Let’s take a look at the meaning of […]

How Machine-to-Machine Technology (M2M) is Creating a More Connected World

Machine-to-machine (M2M) technology has been around for a while now. It has fueled automation, brought us accurate weather forecasting and smart homes, and it has also had a profoundly positive impact on the industrial world. So what exactly is M2M and how does it work?  M2M is technology that allows machines to communicate with each […]

A Complete Rundown of the IoT Stack and Layers

IoT is an amazing technology that is seeing more adoption every day. It brings great benefits in productivity, automation, and efficiency across many use cases. But of course, all of these benefits are only achievable because of how this technology is structured. Essentially, the Internet of Things is a technology that utilizes smart devices, meaning […]

Resource-Constrained IoT Devices 101: Privacy and Security

With the flood of smart devices on the market, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become a center of security concerns. In the first half of 2021, there were more than 1.5 billion IoT security breaches. Anything from a smart coffeemaker in your house to the smart chemical sensors in your manufacturing buildings could be […]