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Author: Greg Winn

We have seen a significant push from computing in the cloud to running applications on the “edge.” Why is this, and what does it have to do with the Internet of Things?   What is Edge computing and why did IoT wed them? Wikipedia defines Edge Computing as a method of optimizing cloud computing systems "by taking control of computing applications, data, and services away from some central...

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Internet of Things protocols are a dime a dozen there are various ones that are widely used in IoT with different features. I would like to cover some of the most important ones that we see as an IoT Consultancy, that enable the exchange of data between different IoT devices and between IoT devices and the cloud or IoT platforms. IoT protocols can be classified into...

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With demanding use cases from industries like many farmers, resource companies, environmental agencies, governments, defense agencies and enterprises with remote operations, they have the need for device communication that does not fit the "standard." This is because they often need small amounts of data from tens of thousands of sensors spread across the world. It's not cost useful to have a connection point at each...

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To help software developers build and develop new hardware and make them play nice with each other Google has launched a platform called "Android Things." Android Things lets you build smart, connected devices for a wide variety of consumer, retail, and industrial applications. This new platform allows you to build using the existing knowledge you have with Android development. Allowing this knowledge to extend into devices like...

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