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At Netstar, with everything we do, we love to continually deliver new insights, with the aim to unlock new value and opportunities, from productivity efficiencies, technical innovation to cost savings, for clients in South Africa, Australia and selected African countries in which we operate. We give peace of mind to vehicle and fleet owners, their employees and families, through the safety and security features of our products.

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Breaking Down IoT Standards and Protocols

Article | March 10, 2020

The Internet of Things has given rise to a host of new standards and protocols. Still more protocols that originally existed for other purposes but are well suited to new IoT applications have been adopted by device manufacturers and application creators. Though in some senses IoT devices are the same as any other internet-connected device, the bandwidth, power, and transmission distance constraints inherent in many IoT applications require novel new solutions to the fundamental actions of connectivity, data transfer, device discovery, and communication. This article will serve as a brief glossary of terms related to IoT communication protocols and standards. Click here for a more complete introduction to connectivity options.

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12 Industrial IoT Companies You Should Know

Article | March 10, 2020

As the industrial IoT market continues to expand at rapid rates, companies across the world are reaping the benefits. Utilizing this growing network of tools and systems, businesses have been able to prevent costly downtime, decrease product development costs, enhance customer engagement and satisfaction and acquire and implement intelligent data for strategic planning purposes.The potential benefits are seemingly endless, and the list of organizations that are embracing this industrial revolution is continuing to grow, so let’s highlight some of the main IIoT companies you need to know for a number of the most common IIoT use cases.

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5G in IoT Starts to Crystallize in Industrial IoT Market

Article | March 10, 2020

Much of the attention on 5G technology centers on a future of smarter phones, drones and self-driving cars. But 5G’s role in next-generation industrial IoT applications bears watching as well. While 5G may be one among many evolutionary steps, it is important in the development of new industrial IoT use cases. 5G connectivity, is the fifth generation of cellular technology. It is designed to increase network speed, reduce latency, and improve flexibility of wireless services. 5G technology has a theoretical peak speed of 20 Gbps, while the peak speed of 4G is only 1 Gbps. 5G improve the performance of business applications in various context, such as factories, self-driving cars and in handheld devices for field technicians.

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Why You Need Contextual IoT Device Management

Article | March 10, 2020

In my previous post, I gave an explanation of basic IoT device management and why it’s insufficient for certain kinds of massive-scale IoT deployments. In addition to basic IoT device management, contextual IoT device management is necessary to ensure success when dealing with IoT solutions involving thousands to millions of devices. In this post, I explore some of the key aspects of contextual IoT device management, with real examples that demonstrate why you need to manage devices contextually if you’re building, buying, and/or implementing massive-scale IoT solutions.

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At Netstar, with everything we do, we love to continually deliver new insights, with the aim to unlock new value and opportunities, from productivity efficiencies, technical innovation to cost savings, for clients in South Africa, Australia and selected African countries in which we operate. We give peace of mind to vehicle and fleet owners, their employees and families, through the safety and security features of our products.

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