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 […]

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] [2023 Update]

The Internet of Things has seen explosive growth over the last decade as a number of new small and low-powered IoT devices have emerged on the market. This expanding market has helped solve headaches for workers across several different industries and made our everyday lives a lot easier.  Still, this growth comes with some downsides, […]

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 […]