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Egit S.
Egit S.

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IoT (Internet of Things) wireless communication ‘options’

Wireless technologies

Design factors:

  • Data rate of the device
  • Range or distance to the gateway
  • The environment
  • Need for encryption or authentication
  • Power consumption
  • Capacity: Number of connected devices
  • Quality of service and reliability
  • Network topology
  • Simplex or duplex
  • Suitable and available spectrum
  • Available ICs, modules, and equipment
  • _Cost: _Design, manufacturing, or Internet access service expense
  • Development platform
  • Internet access: Cellular, DSL, cable, satellite
  • Licensing conditions of standards available

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