IoT Edge Gateways are comprised of numerous components that make southbound connections to devices, northbound connections to backend systems and perform all kinds of tasks in between.
Monthly Archive: May 2017
In most business scenarios, IoT Edge Gateways typically live at the Edge of the Corporate Network.
If your house or apartment is connected to the Internet, it’s most likely using something like a cable modem, DSL or satellite connection combined with a Wi-Fi router.
The most personal IoT Edge gateway is the smartphone in your pocket.
Despite what you may have heard, telemetry is not always sent directly from device to cloud in the IoT world.
Sigfox and LoRaWAN represent two long range, low power, narrowband wireless technologies to empower your things with communications capabilities.
It’s important to remember that the Internet of Things isn’t always about connecting new, modern devices to the Internet.
Unlike many Industrial Internet and M2M systems, Consumer things typically communicate using the same technologies that power most of the Internet like HTTP and RESTful services.
To be successful in IoT, your platform must connect to as many things as possible which means your device SDKs must work with multiple embedded operating systems and support multiple programming languages.