Author Archives: Carsten Gregersen

SCHREMS II Explained: How it Affects Your IoT Solutions

Last year, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a verdict for a court case known as Schrems II that cut off key mechanisms for transferring personal data from the European Union to the United States.  International data transfers are necessary for furthering innovation, strengthening trade relationships, and widening consumer access to […]

How to Securely Commission Your IoT Device

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If you’re planning to grow your IoT business, you’ll eventually have to add new devices to your existing IoT project. This process is referred to as “commissioning” and, to be successful, it’s important you get it right. Why is this? Well. if a new IoT device is introduced to a project without taking the necessary […]

How to Easily Build IoT apps on iOS

The IoT industry has grown and become more accessible to the public thanks to smartphones. There are countless mobile phone brands out there, however, very few are quite as renowned and popular as Apple’s iPhone. In fact, Apple CEO, Tim Cook, recently revealed that there are now over 1 billion active iPhones worldwide. With the […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Prototype Your IoT Device

Materializing an idea, concept, or plan is often difficult. The process of going from a planning phase in which everything theoretically works perfectly to a finished product is almost always more challenging than expected. This is especially true in the world of IoT. When launching a new IoT project, any experienced IoT developer will tell […]

MQTT vs. REST in IoT [Which Should You Choose?]

The Internet of Things IoT allows you to automate processes and make things more efficient in any context. However, none of this would be possible if you could not communicate with devices.  In order to do that, a form of language must be established to create a mutual understanding between client and device. That’s where […]

What is SSH Tunneling? (And a Better Alternative for IoT Devices)

If you’re looking to communicate with a Linux device while in a different network, it can be difficult to do so without exposing your device on the public internet. This may put your data at risk – especially if you’re running your IoT device through the cloud.  Thankfully, you can navigate around this by setting […]

IoT Device Authentication Methods Comparison [Developers Guide]

The growth of the Internet of Things is undeniable. Over the last decade, a number of small and low-powered IoT devices have emerged on the market. This has helped solve headaches for workers across several different industries and made our everyday lives a lot easier.  However, this growth has also brought new challenges to IoT […]

Bare Metal vs. RTOS vs. OS: What’s the Best for Your IoT Solution?

When developing a new IoT device or system, one of the earliest and most important decisions you’ll need to make is what kind of operating system it’s going to run off. In this scenario, It’s normally a case of RTOS vs. OS. However, a lot of IoT developers go down an old-school route and opt […]

WebSocket vs. MQTT vs. CoAP: Which is the Best Protocol? [2023 Update]

Choosing the most appropriate IoT protocol for your project can be difficult. There’s so much choice out there, and each protocol has its own strengths and weaknesses.  We’re here to help you choose the right IoT protocol for your system by analyzing three of the top protocols available to developers:  WebSocket MQTT CoAP We’ll compare […]

A Complete Guide to IoT Protocols & Standards In 2022

IoT protocols and standards are often overlooked when people think about the Internet of Things (IoT). More often than not, the industry has its attention firmly fixed upon communication. And while the interaction among devices, IoT sensors, gateways, servers, and user applications is essential to IoT, communication would fall down without the right IoT protocols.  […]