The Things Conference On Tour

By now you’ve probably heard terms such as the Internet of Things or IoT for short. You’ve probably heard phrases such as “Digital Transformation” “Urban Innovation” “Smart Data” “Big Data” and “Smart Cities” and “Industry 4.0”, but what does this all mean and how is it relevant to you? These all mean connectivity. We all use wifi and bluetooth on a regular basis. If you are using contactless, you are using a radio frequency based technology called Near Field Communication or NFC. We are surrounded by connectivity so surely we don’t need any more, right? Well it’s not that simple.. Wifi is typically expensive, higher power and high bandwidth which is unnecessary for small sensor devices to use and always