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Secure Connectivity - Why It's Important and How to Implement It

Secure Connectivity – Why It’s Important and How to Implement It

For many people, talking about security is about as interesting as a trip to the dentist. So why should you care about security? If you care enough to invest in an IoT solution, you should...
Choosing the Right Wireless Connectivity to Maximize Your Return-on-Investment

Choosing the Right Wireless Connectivity to Maximize Your Return-on-Investment

The Internet: The Information Superhighway The internet brought information to our fingertips. Sites like Google and Wikipedia gave us the world’s knowledge at the stroke of a few keys. It allowed for instant communication to people around...

How Does WiFi Work?  –  8 Things You Didn’t Know About Wifi

Ah, good ‘ole WiFi. From helping us to keep our phone bill low (except March, goddammit) to allowing our laptops/tablets/etc. to connect to the internet, WiFi has been a ubiquitous companion that we’ve all...
What is CBRS? - LTE in 3.5 GHz Shared Spectrum and What it Means for IoT

What is CBRS? – LTE in 3.5 GHz Shared Spectrum and What it Means...

The CBRS Alliance is looking more and more powerful every day. The group, which advocates for LTE services in the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum, now boasts all four major US...
Unlicensed LTE Explained - LTE-U vs. LAA vs. LWA vs. Multefire

Unlicensed LTE Explained – LTE-U vs. LAA vs. LWA vs. Multefire

By now, you’ve probably read through Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends report and confirmed that mobile is still eating the world. Mobile internet usage is growing steadily with average US adults spending 3 hours...
IoT Equipment Suppliers Be Warned - FCC Strictly Enforces RF Equipment Rules

IoT Equipment Suppliers Be Warned – FCC Strictly Enforces RF Equipment Rules

In everyone’s favorite classic movie, the seemingly “Great and Powerful Oz” was revealed to be nothing more than a charlatan with feet of clay when a little dog pulled back the curtain that separated...
Qowisio, The Things Network, and Zigbee - The Other LPWANs

Qowisio, The Things Network, and Zigbee – The Other LPWANs

The Rise of LPWAN Sigfox, LoRa, and other LPWANs are getting a lot of attention around the world as they roll out their public wireless networks. What makes them so attractive is that they can...
What is Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)? - Explanation and 5 Business Benefits

What is Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)? – Explanation and 5 Business Benefits

Experts predict there will be more than 26 billion devices connecting to the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020. As exciting as that sounds, the volume of connected devices will necessitate wireless networks that...

What is LTE-M? – Considerations and Use Cases for LTE-M

LTE-M is the abbreviation for LTE Cat-M1 or Long Term Evolution (4G), category M1. But what is LTE-M? What is LTE-M used for? This technology is for Internet of Things devices to connect directly...
The History of LPWAN and a Look at its Future

The History of LPWAN and a Look at its Future

Low Power, Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) has become a “big thing” in the Internet of Things over the last few years. This is a broad term for a variety of technologies used to connect...

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Intro to IoT - 9 Major Keys to the Internet of Things

Intro to IoT – 9 Major Keys to the Internet of...

"The Internet of Things – a monstrous phenomenon to fathom. Be prepared to have your life disrupted, for the better or the worse…” This radical disruption will...

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