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Developers of systems intended for the Internet of Things are faced with the question as to which connection technology should be used. Anja Schaal, Product Sales Manager and wireless expert at Rutronik, explains the advantages and disadvantages of the technologies.
The idea of a fridge that orders butter and cheese by itself has been around for some
time now, but this standard example for a Smart Home has not yet become reality.
On the other hand, other networked applications have long since made their
appearance, and more are coming every day. This means that suppliers have to
commit themselves: On which wireless standards should I concentrate my efforts?