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Breaking down concepts and topics related to the Internet of Things

What is Bluetooth? – 6 Things You Didn’t Know about Bluetooth

Invented by Ericsson in 1994, Bluetooth was intended to enable wireless headsets. Bluetooth has since expanded into a broad variety of applications including Bluetooth...
How to Deal with the Noise Floor

How to Deal with the Noise Floor

Last post I talked about how the noise floor is a very succinct way of measuring all the interference in a given frequency range....
How Does GPS Work? - 6 Things You Didn’t Know

How Does GPS Work? – 6 Things You Didn’t Know

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is critical in enabling many of our technologies. GPS allows us to get accurate directions while we drive, helps...
What is the Noise Floor? - Some Simple Analogies to Explain

What is the Noise Floor? – It’s a Rug, It’s a Party

The idea of the noise floor is pretty fascinating to me, but what is the noise floor? The noise floor is the total sum...

Messaging Protocols – How Do Machines Talk to Each Other?

Do you know what messaging protocols are?We’ve all this experience before. You hear a word in a sentence and you understand it just fine....

Machine Learning Applications in IoT

If you just include “machine learning” in your pitch you can add a zero on to the end of your valuation.Machine Learning (ML) and...

The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

We’re all familiar with the term “Artificial Intelligence.” After all, it’s been a popular focus in movies such as The Terminator, The Matrix, and...
What is an IoT platform?

What is an IoT Platform?

Whether you’re new to IoT or a seasoned veteran, you’ve probably heard the term “IoT Platform” before. After all, there were over 300 IoT...
Security in IoT

Security in IoT – How to Address IoT Security Issues

In IoT Security - Why We Need to be Securing the Internet of Things, we saw that security in IoT is absolutely critical. Without...

What is an API? – A Simple, Non-Technical Explanation

When I first started at Leverege, I heard the development team say “API” all the time and realized that I should probably know what...

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Internet of Things World 2017 Recap – 8 Takeaways

Internet of Things World 2017, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, concluded on the 17th, bringing together hundreds of companies and leaders in...

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