Battling blazes with the IoT

By Thomas Søderholm January 18, 2023

Wildfires have always been a part of human history, but there has been a significant increase in their severity and frequency over the past few decades. And this trend is only set to get worse, with UN researchers noting that wildfire events will become 50 percent more common by the end of the century.

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT, ML

The next step for M2M communications

By Heidi Sollie November 2, 2022

Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications date back to the late 1960s. Still, it is only now that new wireless technology allows its adoption at a scale of a million devices per kilometer.

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT, DECT NR +, LTE-M

What makes Thingy:53 the ideal IoT prototyping tool for embedded ML projects?

By Robin M. Saltnes October 5, 2022

Wireless connectivity with embedded machine learning (ML) opens up a whole world of opportunity. Connected devices that can directly process the information they gather on-device can be used to make the planet greener, cleaner, and a better place to live.

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Topics: NB-IoT, Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh, ML

What does the future of personal safety devices look like?

By Thomas Søderholm September 28, 2022

While we live in an increasingly tech-focused world, we still face many of the same dangers and threats to our personal safety that we did centuries ago. How can we turn our technology to help mitigate those dangers?

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT, Bluetooth Low Energy, LTE-M

Cellular IoT closes the gap between end-devices and the cloud

By Kristian Sæther August 10, 2022

Several technologies are vying to become the dominant player for LPWANs (Low-Power Wide-Area Networks ) – a critical part of the IoT’s infrastructure. But as the alternatives face headwinds, maturing cellular IoT is gaining increasing traction as the bridge between remote IoT devices and the cloud.

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT, LTE-M

How to get even more from NB-IoT

By Martin Lesund June 9, 2022

Billions of remote IoT end devices are quietly doing their jobs, measuring humidity, temperature, vibration, air quality, or any of a hundred other parameters. The data from these devices is valuable, but that value can only be realized once the data is transmitted to the cloud to be sifted, analyzed, and then used to make informed decisions.

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT

LPWANs bridge the IoT divide

By Kristian Sæther November 3, 2021

LPWANs underpin the IoT by offering efficient networks able to service a high connection density over a large area.

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT, LTE-M

Plug-and-play development kits make cellular IoT accessible to everyone

By Bjørn Kvaale September 29, 2021

Cellular IoT products can be extremely challenging to design. Still, the nRF9160's high level of integration allows customers of all technical levels to focus on their application software, knowing that everything else is handled.

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT, LTE-M

Hybrid LPWAN connectivity solutions driving smart meter roll-out

By Lorenzo Amicucci July 14, 2021

With the advent of powerful gateways providing both NB-IoT and LoRaWAN options, utilities need no longer exclusively select one cloud connectivity solution over another.

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT, LTE-M

How cellular IoT is transforming the dated water cooler

By Bjørn Kvaale April 16, 2021

Traditional water coolers using large plastic water containers are found everywhere, from offices to dentists to hairdressing salons. But they’re notoriously prone to relying on fixed vehicle delivery schedules that don’t match actual customer demand leading to routine over– and under-stocking.

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Topics: NB-IoT, cellular IoT

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