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The Pros and Cons of Using MQTT Protocol in IoT

If you’re involved in the world of IoT, it’s likely you’ve already come across MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transmission). If not, let’s start off by defining what MQTT in IoT is. MQTT is used as a data connection IoT protocol. It features a publisher-subscriber messaging model and allows for simple data flow between different devices. […]

The Top 10 Sensor Types in IoT and their Applications

Sensors are now everywhere. Thanks to the smartphone revolution, a large range of sensors used in consumer electronics and also industrial applications have tumbled in price over the last decade. And with IoT’s ever-increasing presence in our day-to-day lives, they are now more prevalent than ever. That being said, what are the different types of […]

3 Key Considerations to Make When Incorporating a Touchscreen to Your Embedded Device

These days, many embedded devices on the market come equipped with some sort of touchscreen display. How did we get here? Well, it’s safe to say that we owe a lot of gratitude to early smartphone designers for making touch displays as advanced as they are today. That being said, the wide array of different […]

Nabto using FreeRTOS Windows Simulator

Important notice: This post is about the legacy Nabto 4/Micro platform which has been superseded by the Nabto 5/Edge platform. Also see the general comparison of Nabto 4/Micro (uNabto) and Nabto 5/Edge. Why choose FreeRTOS: FreeRTOS is the market leading real time operating system and the de-facto standard solution for microcontrollers and small microprocessors. Few […]