Advantages of NB-IOT over other IoT Solutions

  July 4, 2018 Engineers have multiple options for deciding which wireless technology to use for IoT or machine-type communications (MTC) applications. Each of this wireless technology has unique characteristics and potential benefits. Some MTC standards are based on local area networks (LANs) such as Wi-Fi 802.11ah (HaLow) or personal area networks (PANs), such as ZigBee or ...
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3GPP support for Cellular IoT

Dec 12, 2017 | By Navnit Goel With a vision to connect billions of devices through cellular network, 3GPP has developed technologies in release 14. In order to support diverse applications and device types, it has defined three technologies : EC-GSM –IoT: Extended Coverage GSM Internet of Things LTE-M: LTE for Machine type of Communication NB-IoT: Narrow Band Inte...
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Enabling Cellular Networks for IoT

Feb 13, 2017 | By Navnit Goel Cellular operators are at cross roads today as uptake of IoT is set to take-off. Analysts predict that there will be around 28 billion connected devices by 2021, of which more than 15 billion will be connected M2M and consumer-electronics devices. [1]. IoT Market size is likely to reach about 661 billion USD by 2021. Cellular operators have a...
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Communication Technologies Enabling IoT

Nov 20, 2016 | By Navnit Goel With the rapid growth of IoT spanning into diverse application areas, It will be hard for a single communication technology to address all the requirements. This white paper covers new non-cellular technologies that are being deployed globally today, in addition to emerging cellular standards. IoT is impacting all aspects of daily life. Smart home...
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Why Fog computing is important for IoT

July 07, 2016 | By Navnit Goel During last decade, cloud computing has gained prominence. However, today cloud computing is facing challenges in meeting stringent requirements of Internet of Things (IoT). These requirements include: 1. Latency and Delay Real-time systems, industrial control systems, connected vehicles and financial trading systems require latencies of...
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5G – From the Operator’s point of view

April 16, 2016 | By Navnit Goel 5G will bring paradigm shift in how the networks are deployed until 4G with new use cases and support for Internet of Things. Asia will lead deployment Majority of operators believe that Asia will take lead in deployment ahead of America and Europe. First deployments are targeted in Korea during winter Olympics in 2018 and Summer Olympics i...
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Optimal data capture and processing in IoT systems

March 9, 2016 | By Navnit Goel IoT systems contribute significantly to data volume – most of the time high frequency, relatively high volume of data and transmit it on the network. Volume of data can be gauged from the fact that a jet flight generates about 1TB of data per flight, a refinery generates about 1TB of data per day and a smart car will have about 200 sensors per ...
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NB-IoT technology to revolutionized LPWA market

February 24, 2016 | By Navnit Goel Speakers at the NB-IoT Forum meeting, held on Feb. 21 in Barcelona, Spain, have emphasized the benefits of using cellular networks to meet LPWA needs including reliability, coverage, security, trust, customer service, licensed spectrum and roaming. According to The NB-IoT Forum, narrow-band IoT technology, which is planned to be standardized...
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Wi-Fi Alliance announces a new Wi-Fi

January 8, 2016 | By Navnit Goel Wi-Fi alliance announces a new Wi-Fi that is low powered, has twice the range compared to conventional Wi-Fi and can travel through walls easily. This is named as Wi-Fi HaLow and is incorporated in 802.11ah standard. Wi-Fi HaLow is well suited to meet unique needs of Smart Homes, Smart City and Industrial markets, connected cars and digit...
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Year 2016 will see major competition in standardization activities and operators strategy for roll-out of IoT

December 28, 2015 | By Navnit Goel Verizon took a major step towards achieving the target of connecting billions of devices, by launching Thingspace platform and IoT strategy in October this year. ThingSpace platform is designed to get connected IoT devices in the world quicker. It laid out plans for a new network core to handle those connected objects and announced less expen...
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