By the end of this comprehensive explainer, you’re going to understand not just the ins and outs of connectivity but the ups, downs and sideways too.

Are You Ready to Be an IoT Connectivity Expert?

There is an unreasonable number of acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms swimming around in the IoT world. It can often feel like they’ve been named…

As we come away from another year at CES (the Consumer Electronics Show), we are reminded of something that we wrote about several years ago. CES, usually the home of the bleeding edge, has a depressingly old-fashioned problem. A lack of women in positions of power and visibility.

In 2018…

The term “smart city” gets thrown around a lot these days. It’s a hot topic and every city from Aarhus to Zagreb seems to want to get in on the action. …

The buzz around smart cities is undeniable. Even though definitions of what, exactly, a smart city is can be hard to pin down, more and more authorities around the world are jumping on the smart city bandwagon in an effort to improve the cost-efficiency and liveability of their city.

The Benefits of Smart Cities

Smart…

Edge-based computing, processing of data at the edge of a network rather than in a centralized cloud location, can bring a number of benefits to those deploying IoT applications. One of the benefits can be increased security.

IoT devices are vulnerable to security breaches. Many are brought to market as…

One of the unsung benefits of smart cities may be their ability to help elderly people age in their own homes. There are many benefits of smart healthcare technology for elderly people. Smart cities can expand that caring technology to encompass a whole city.

Smart technology can help make a…

By combining embedded SIMs (also known as eSIMs) with eUICC software which allows multiple profiles to be provisioned on one SIM card, users are able to embed one SIM card and have access to multiple operators. …

Edge computing can vastly reduce latency. Edge computing decentralizes data processing and moves it closer to the place where it was generated (at the ‘edge’ of the network). As the data does not have to travel to a central cloud latency is reduced.

Low latency vital if we want to…

There has been much hype about IIoT (Industrial IoT), with promises to improve efficiency, reduce risks, and increase profits. Along with the implementation of other new technologies, it’s being called the fourth industrial revolution. Experts are predicting that it will be more disruptive than any that have gone before and…

The percentage of the world’s population who are over 60 is increasing rapidly, particularly in some of the most developed nations. According to the World Health Organization, nearly two billion people across the world are expected to be over 60 years old by 2050. …

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