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In today's Internet of Things, landscape allowing devices to communicate efficiently and effectively is key and as a part of allowing IoT Devices to do so, a message broker system is needed. What's a Message Broker? The purpose of a broker is to take incoming messages from applications or IoT Devices and perform some action on them. A message broker is an architectural pattern for message validation, transformation, and routing. It mediates...

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What is a BLE "Beacon"? First off, what is a beacon and how do they work? I like to use the analogy of a lighthouse, a beacon has one simple purpose, and that is to send out a signal and say I am here. It's completely unaware of any mobile devices that are around it, it doesn't connect or steal their data. The beacon just sends out...

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Echolo helps create solutions to monitor expensive capital assets and use that data to improve efficiency, drive better performance and enable innovation. Based on Microsoft Azure Internet of Things services, the solution collects, integrates, and organizes sensor data from remote equipment across global supply chains to support real-time insight, predictive analytics, and preventive maintenance. We focus on delivering effective solutions that reduce cost and have a real ROI...

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The Internet of Things is much more than attaching sensors to things and controlling them through the internet. The concepts of IoT holds long-term application capabilities as our day-to-day lives are influenced by smart technologies and people are investing brains to make them a reality, which can only be accomplished by IoT. In the next five years, IoT platforms will manage the interoperability of around 25...

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Thread is a short-range wireless technology that is originally designed for home use. It has built-in security at the network layer along with mesh right out of the box. Oh, did I mention yet that its low power meaning a Thread device can easily run on a battery? Thread is an open wireless protocol that natively handles IPv6 (the next generation of Internet Protocol addressing) and, like...

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