Posts Tagged “iot”
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Professional IoT developers as well as makers aspiring to release commercial product face a dilemma presented by the market today: the vast majority of development hardware is so far away from being put in users’ hands that it requires a full manufacturing turn before it is customer ready.
In today’s world of IoT buzzwords, hardware, software and Platform As A Service, it’s logical to assume that all of the pieces needed to create a connected device and use its data already exist in the wild. There are many individual components of IoT in existence, ranging from wireless parts, quick-turn hardware partners to cloud-hosted databases and data analytics systems.
In a vast world of wireless technology, developers building connected products face a difficult choice when selecting a wireless layer for their applications. How do you choose which technology will highlight your product and give you robust connectivity in an unpredictable physical environment? And at what price point? This blog post highlights the Helium team’s thought process and criteria in selecting a wireless implementation with our primary user, the Internet of Things developer, in mind.