"Building a gateway to the Internet of Things"

| March 1, 2016

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"The IoT will include not just new devices specifically designed for IoT compatibility but also systems that are already in place today and operate outside of the IoT cloud. However, the path to creating a ubiquitous cloud of interconnected devices requires a means for devices that are not IP-based to connect without having to bear the cost of a full Ethernet or Wi-Fi interface with accompanying protocol stack. This can be achieved through the use of gateways that bridge these devices to the Internet in the context of real-world applications.

In addition, adding intelligent and embedded control to gateways can simplify IoT device design by providing access to shared processing resources. While this white paper focuses on implementing connectivity for IoT applications, it offers insights into the design of any application requiring embedded Internet connectivity. Key topics addressed include implementing IP connectivity, security, disparate node aggregation, power and cost."

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