Category: Hardware

Managing Updates on Large Fleets of Remote Devices

by Andy Slote - Dec 01 2023

The world of device management presents many challenges depending on a long list of factors to consider. When managing firmware, software, and configuration changes for devices in the field, successful…

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When Does Tracking Low-Value Assets Make Sense?

by Andy Slote - Sep 01 2022

As the price of a tracker or tag approaches an asset’s value, the decision may seem obvious–we’ll do our best to keep tabs on it and replace it if it’s lost. But there are other considerations when doing a cost/benefit analysis.

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Camera as a Sensor

by Andy Slote - May 01 2022

When thinking of devices for the Internet of Things, cameras may not immediately come to mind. However, a camera may be the most effective sensing device for some applications because…

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IoT Device Battery Life

by Andy Slote - Jun 01 2020

For a significant number of use cases, battery-powered IoT devices are the norm. Many of the challenges of extending battery life are apparent. Still, the simplicity of some devices’ processing…

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Introduction to IoT Devices

by Andy Slote - Dec 01 2019

The Internet of Things will bring huge numbers of devices into operation for business and consumer applications. What are these devices? If we take a look inside, what would we see?…

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