When it comes to wireless connectivity, not every technology is a good fit for every project, and no technology is a one size fits all. The needs and requirements of each project should dictate which wireless technology is the best fit for an application.

Mohammad Afaneh’s series on Wireless Connectivity Options for IoT Applications provides a detailed comparison of the most popular wireless technologies used in key uses in the industrial and commercial spaces, outlining important attributes that impact technology choices for an application and identifying wireless connectivity candidates.

Part 1: Terms and Applications

Part one of the series focuses on popular IoT applications in industrial and commercial environments, defines terminology, and highlights important attributes that impact which wireless technology best fits an application. Read more.

Part 2: Technology Comparison

This article looks at the different wireless connectivity technologies in detail and compares them in terms of the most important attributes applicable in the case of commercial and industrial IoT applications. Read more.

Part 3: Condition Monitoring

Part three of this series covers specific IoT applications and compares the wireless technologies in terms of the attributes that make the most sense for the application of condition monitoring. Read more.

Part 4: Indoor Navigation

This article covers the application of indoor navigation, compares the different wireless technologies, and assesses which ones would be the best fit for that application. Read more.

Part 5: Asset Tracking

In part five of this series, Afaneh outlines the different categories of Bluetooth® location services and compares the wireless technologies in terms of the attributes that make the are most relevant to the application of condition monitoring. Read more.

Part 6: Commercial Lighting

This article looks at some of the drastic changes undergone by the commercial lighting industry and explains how commercial lighting solutions have evolved into more advanced and sophisticated systems, playing an important role as the foundation for Industry 4.0. Read more.

Check out the complete series and get a detailed comparison of the most popular wireless technologies, learn about the important attributes associated with each wireless connectivity option, and see which technology best meets the needs of each application.

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