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 […]

How to Overcome the Scalability Issues in IoT

One of the most important aspects to consider in almost all technological projects is scalability. IoT is no different. Furthermore, if you already know your IoT solution is going to be consistently adding more devices and need to handle an increasing amount of data, scalability should be at the front of your mind. If not […]

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 You Need to Know about the US and California IoT Security Laws

In light of several high-profile data breaches, data security is now at the forefront when it comes to internet regulation. From the UK’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the US Consumer Privacy Act (CPA), governments around the world realize that data protection is increasingly important. This is no different in the rapidly expanding IoT […]

EU IoT Regulation: What Your Business Needs to Know

Europe’s IoT ecosystem is thriving. Thanks to European Commission initiatives such as the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation, the IoT European Platforms Initiative, and working documents to advance Europe’s IoT industry, the continent is expected to account for 25% of worldwide IoT spending by the year 2024. However, since the World Bank deemed regulatory […]

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 […]

IoT and GDPR: How to Stay Compliant in 2021

If there’s one thing everyone’s talking about this year, it’s data privacy. The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing remote work shift have left workers more vulnerable to privacy breaches than ever before. And this couldn’t be more relevant to the IoT industry, which is fuelled by big data.  In order to regulate data privacy, the EU’s […]

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 […]

Why IoT & the Cloud Aren’t Always a Perfect Match

The IoT cloud server has become an extremely popular platform for developers looking for a location for their IoT solutions and devices. The apparent strengths of a cloud-based IoT solution are that it’s straightforward to use and easily scalable. However, IoT and the cloud aren’t always a match made in heaven.  Why is this? And […]