Why interoperability is key for IoT

| March 1, 2016

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As the development of new Internet of Things (IoT) technologies surges ahead with dizzying speed, there’s an increasingly critical need to get them all to “play nice” with each other. Without commonly accepted standards, these technologies will ultimately fall far short of their promise to create a richly connected world. That’s true on the enterprise side of the equation, as we devise increasingly elegant IoT solutions on a grand scale for everything from smarter elevators to safer cities. And it’s also true at the corner hardware store, where many consumers are becoming acutely aware of a standards gap in the connected products available today, such as home automation devices.

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