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Building an IoT Strategy: 5 Steps to Plan for Success

Building an IoT Strategy: 5 Steps to Plan for Success

We’ve spent plenty of time discussing IoT and its rising popularity in recent months. And with good reason. It’s a complicated and nuanced landscape with great potential yet to be realized.

When it comes to a B2B perspective on the internet of things however, we (as installers and technicians) need to think less about the market trend, and more about the effect this technology has on end users.

How

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Why Power over Ethernet will Power the Smart Building of The Future

You know Power over Ethernet as the cabling technology used in information technology that transmits both data and power using a standard Ethernet cable. PoE gives users the ability to deploy powered devices at any location, regardless if electrical outlets are present. It is this characteristic that makes Ethernet the ideal default cabling medium that will connect the smart building

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What is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)?

Gartner predicts that 20.8 billion things will be connected to the internet by 2020. The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the new generation of smart devices that connect to the internet and offer users the ability to remotely control and monitor their devices. Consumers typically associate the Internet of Things with sexy

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How much Data will The Internet of Things (IoT) Generate by 2020?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has exploded over these past three years, and according to Gartner research, 25 billion connected “things” will be connected to the Internet by 2020. With the influx of smart technology, IPV6 will provide enough IP addresses to more than sufficiently cover the evolving digital life of consumers. The Smart Homes sector alone is predicted to be a $490 billion market.

But

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Why the Z-Wave Protocol Will Make Smart Homes Mainstream

If the elusive smart home triggers visions of mood lights set to Bach’s Cello Suite No. 5 upon arriving home from work, a new protocol in the home automation industry promises to make those dreams come true. The Z-Wave protocol will finally allow mainstream consumers to enjoy smart homes.

Avoiding the 2.4 GHZ Band

The Z-Wave protocol operates in the 900 MHZ Radio Frequency Band (RF) allowing users to remotely control lighting,

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