Industry: Smart Building

Does ObjectSpectrum support devices with Hazardous Area certifications?

by ObjectSpectrum - Jul 13 2021

Yes, we do. That’s really about the device itself. So, if we had an application that had sensors for a hazardous environment, we’d have to support devices with Hazardous Area…

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What web browsers and mobile devices does ObjectSpectrum support?

by ObjectSpectrum - Jul 13 2021

All modern browsers and mobile devices. 

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What third-party sensors and devices does ObjectSpectrum support?

by ObjectSpectrum - Jul 13 2021

ObjectSpectrum supports just about any third-party sensor and device. We have the ability to rapidly integrate new devices. We aren’t limited by any particular list or kind of sensor or…

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What wireless standard is best?

by ObjectSpectrum - Jul 13 2021

Well, “best” for your solution is different than “best” for someone else’s. And ObjectSpectrum is not tied to any particular wireless or connectivity standard of any kind. We regularly use…

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Is Prism built as a “high-availability” architecture?

by ObjectSpectrum - Jul 13 2021

Yes. Prism consists of the core services that implement things like the microservice environment that runs the application, and it also includes other services that are used to support the…

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What is a “gateway”?

by ObjectSpectrum - Jul 13 2021

A device that has the only (or primary) job of routing data from one technology to another. So, for example, a LoRaWAN gateway is one that sends and receives messages…

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What is a “message broker,” like MQTT or AMQP?

by ObjectSpectrum - Jul 13 2021

A message broker is a piece of software and the infrastructure that it runs on whose job it is to receive and distribute messages. These messages are data packets, data…

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What is “device management”?

by ObjectSpectrum - Jul 13 2021

Device management is the ability to add a device to whatever kind of network or connectivity that device is using to communicate. That process is usually called provisioning. You are…

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What is an IoT “platform”?

by ObjectSpectrum - Jul 13 2021

Unfortunately, the term “platform” is used in a lot of different ways to mean a lot of different things. It’s unfortunate because it’s hard to really nail down what it…

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What is 5G? What benefits does it provide?

by ObjectSpectrum - Jul 13 2021

5G is a collection of technologies that make up the next generation of cellular technology. The two big selling points of 5G are: 1) much higher bandwidth than is typically…

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