Category Archives: IoT explained

The Top 10 Open Source IoT Tools and Resources

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become an increasingly popular means of boosting productivity and improving efficiency in everyday tasks. IoT is simply a network of connected digital devices, sometimes called “smart” devices. Examples of IoT devices would include smart temperature gauges and sensors for monitoring inventory.  And IoT is really catching on. According to […]

A Complete Guide to IoT Architecture

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already having a big impact on the world. IoT projects are being developed across a huge variety of industries and it has already proved itself as an incredibly useful tool because of its automation, and data gathering and processing potential. Understanding IoT architecture is the key to giving you […]

What is an IoT Ecosystem? And What Are Its Components?

You’ve probably heard of “smart homes” or “smart security systems,” and you very likely own a smartphone. What you may not know is that all of those devices are strongly connected to the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT).  IoT is a network of digital devices that connect to each other and to the […]

The Benefits of P2P IoT Technology in Smart Security Devices

The Internet has had a wild ride, from the dorm rooms of universities like Stanford and Harvard, to the office parks of Silicon Valley, to our desktops and our pockets. And now the Internet is starting to show up throughout our homes, built into items as large as refrigerators and washing machines to devices as […]

IoT in Education: How the Internet of Things Can Create Modern Classrooms

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Education has led us to improve technology exponentially, and that technology should in turn be used to bolster the way we teach students. The Internet of Things is a technology that is already having a big impact in a multitude of areas, and it’s easy to see why. IoT can gather, process, and communicate data […]

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

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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 […]

Low Latency In IoT – Why Is It Important? (And How to Achieve It)

A slow website is bad news, right? Not only can it be incredibly irritating, but it also has a huge impact on user experience. This is also true of IoT devices — especially with the number of new ones flooding the market. As a result, SMEs and large companies have to reevaluate and reconsider the […]

The 5 Best Practices For Cloud and IoT Security

The cloud has become an extremely popular place for developers to place IoT systems and devices. The strengths of the cloud lie in how easy it is to scale up and how straightforward it is for users. That being said, that doesn’t tell the whole story. As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, […]

Protect your customers’ privacy with direct connectivity

You’ve probably heard of several cases involving digital privacy issues such as customer data leaking, GDPR breaches, or general lack of cybersecurity. This only stresses the importance of considering the level of privacy in an IoT solution – not only to increase end-user confidence and willingness to invest in an IoT-enabled device, but also to […]

A developer-friendly IoT solution

A P2P-based IoT solution for your devices is, in general, simpler to develop and manage than the traditional server-based solution. Read along to get the answer of how a direct connection is established, and which communication patterns are supported to enable a high-performing, developer-friendly IoT solution. The design of a P2P-based IoT solution vs. a […]

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