What is Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)?

IoT Blog What is Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)? February 18, 2021 5g, IoT, LPWA, Technical Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin As we discussed in our blog A Closer Look at the Five Waves of 5G, business and technology leaders around the world are considering how they can use 5G’s faster data speeds, […]

What is eDRX (Extended Discontinuous Reception)?

IoT Blog What is eDRX (Extended Discontinuous Reception)? June 4, 2020 Asset Tracking, Connectivity, IoT, LPWA In previous blogs (here, here, and here) we have discussed the advantages of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technologies like LTE-M and NB-IOT over other networking technologies — advantages that include lower power usage, lower costs, better coverage in […]

What is IT/OT Convergence?

IoT Blog What is IT/OT Convergence? January 6, 2022 IIoT, Innovation Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin If you work in the manufacturing, logistics, energy, building management or another industrial sector, chances are you have heard about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and how it will change the way you do […]

Should You Build a Private 5G or LTE Network?

IoT Blog Should You Build a Private 5G or LTE Network? June 23, 2022 5g, Connectivity, Innovation, IoT For years, if an organization wanted to deploy a private wireless network at a factory, office building, transit hub, other facility, or over a utility service or other geographic area, its options were limited to Wi-Fi or […]

What is 5G NR (New Radio)?

IoT Blog What is 5G NR (New Radio)? January 13, 2022 5g, Technical Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Unless you have been living under a rock, you have been seeing and hearing a lot about 5G these days. In addition, if you are at all involved in Internet of Things (IoT) […]

How Acculink Cargo Can Optimize Cargo Asset Tracking and Monitoring

IoT Blog How Acculink Cargo Can Optimize Cargo Asset Tracking and Monitoring August 19, 2021 Asset Tracking, IoT Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin As the COVID-19 pandemic made painfully clear, “business as usual” is heavily dependent on something that previously garnered little attention and operated almost invisibly in the background — […]

Cellular LPWA vs. Proprietary LPWA — Myths and Reality

IoT Blog Cellular LPWA vs. Proprietary LPWA — Myths and Reality July 15, 2021 Connectivity, LPWA Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin With the IoT now enabling practically any asset to be connected to the internet, the need for wide area, low-power, low-cost connectivity for IoT applications has grown. With this type […]

Motorola and Sierra Wireless Team Up to Deliver First Responders More Reliable and Cost-Effective Mobile Connectivity

IoT Blog Motorola and Sierra Wireless Team Up to Deliver First Responders More Reliable and Cost-Effective Mobile Connectivity July 8, 2021 Connectivity, Connectivity First Responders, Public Safety Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin In today’s connected world, police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, and other first responders use a wide variety of connected […]

What is a Smart Commercial Building?

IoT Blog What is a Smart Commercial Building? June 24, 2021 Connectivity, Smart Cities Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Commercial buildings are a lot more than steel, brick, wood, glass and stone. They are complex environments with a variety of power, networking, heating, cooling, security, and other subsystems, all of which […]

How Saft Uses Octave to Remotely Monitor its Batteries

IoT Blog How Saft Uses Octave to Remotely Monitor its Batteries June 17, 2021 Octave Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Founded in France in 1918, Saft is a leading battery maker serving over 3,000 customers across the world. Its batteries and systems are used across a wide array of sectors, ranging from healthcare, […]