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PoE Smart Applications for Home, Business, Healthcare & Manufacturing

PoE Smart Applications for Home, Business, Healthcare & Manufacturing

Power over Ethernet (PoE) facilitates network deployment wherever a power outlet is absent. PoE is not only economical in enterprises and vertical markets, but the technology also offers benefits in the home and industrial environments.

If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you may be aware of the exciting advances that LED lighting over PoE networks is

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What is the difference between a PoE injector and a PoE splitter?

What is the difference between a PoE injector and a PoE splitter?

The difference between an injector and a splitter is that a PoE injector sends power to PoE equipment that receives data through existing non-POE switches. A splitter also supplies power, but it does so by splitting the power from the data and feeding it to a separate input that a non-PoE compliant device can use.

What is Ethernet technology?

Power over Ethernet (POE) technology sends 10/100/1000

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Spotlight: George Zimmerman of Ethernet Alliance Tlaks Ethernet Technology Infrastructures and More

Spotlight: George Zimmerman of Ethernet Alliance Talks Ethernet Technology, Infrastructure & More

We’d like to thank George Zimmerman of the NBASE-T and Ethernet Alliances, for taking time out of his busy schedule to talk to us about his journey from the NASA SETI project and how solving the problem of noisy signals helped lead us to the Ethernet technology we have today.

Opinions expressed here are his own and not those of the IEEE-SA or the Ethernet Alliance.

For

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PoE Lighting Offers Better Light for Less Money [& Other Powerful Benefits That May Surprise You]

PoE Lighting, Circadian Rhythms, and the Benefits Beyond Efficiency

Better quality lighting systems have become much more affordable and easy to use. Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology is the perfect support for automated home systems as it sends both power and data to any device in a home network over a single Cat 5e or Cat 6 Ethernet cable.

Because PoE supplies power, homeowners won’t need to hire an electrician to put in additional outlets.

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Machine Learning & the Development of Self-Driving Cars

Self-Driving Car Technology Advances & Machine Learning

Most of us are watching the development of the driverless car with more than a little curiosity. If you don’t live in Pittsburgh or close to Silicon Valley in Northern CA, you probably haven’t seen too many of these babies while driving around your town.

In their newly released VLOG: What Uber Learned from

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6 Reasons LED Lighting Will Take Center Stage In 2018

6 Reasons LED Lighting Will Take Center Stage In 2018

The LED lighting market, near 40 percent saturation as of this writing, is expected to reach 61 percent by 2020. That means 61 percent of all lighting is expected to be LED right when the Internet of Things (IoT) hits its 20 billion connected device milestone.

Gartner reports we’re at roughly 11.2 billion now.

It makes sense. From a purchasing perspective, LED bulbs last 20-25 times longer than

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Is Ethernet Cabling Still Better Than WiFi?

2018 Update | Is Ethernet Cabling Still Better Than WIFI?

Let’s not kid ourselves. Wifi is awesome.

No matter how big an ethernet buff you are, the convenience of wifi connectivity is hard to beat.

You can stream, talk, and check email from your laptop or tablet anywhere within the range of a wireless access point. All that being said, wired ethernet can still give WIFI a run for its money.

The benefits of Cat05e and Cat06 are palpable. Say what you will

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Network Expert Interview | What's on the Horizon

Networking Expert Interview | What’s on the Horizon

As part and parcel of providing exceptional support, and developing compelling technology, we’ve needed to attract and retain top network and IT talent.

This week, we wanted to take time to share some detailed insights from one of our outstanding analysts that’s helped to raise the bar for our whole team time and time again.

In fact, if you’ve called in for support once or twice, it’s quite

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IEEE 802.3cg | Pushing Ethernet Technology Into the Future

IEEE 802.3cg | Pushing Ethernet Technology Into the Future

Ethernet engineers have complicated work. Upgrading equipment, meeting budgets and deadlines, and ensuring maximum uptime all land in their wheelhouse.

But if you could summarize the primary problem (and solution) in one word, it would be speed.

There’s no question that since 1985, there’s been a lot of progress made when it comes to network speed. This year, 400GB ethernet is

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Blockchain & the Internet of Value

Blockchains and The Internet of Value

Over the past 10 years you’ve probably heard a lot of banter about Bitcoin. If you’re the curious type, I’m sure you’ve already done a deep dive on how it all works.

But for the uninitiated, it can actually still be quite confusing. This despite how much information is freely available today.

So just what is a Blockchain? What’s a bitcoin?

Well, at it’s most basic level, Bitcoin is

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