loader image

Ruckus: The Current IoT Ecosystem

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a widely used buzz-word showing not simply in technical circles but in everyday language utilized by consumers and the media.

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a widely used buzz-word showing not simply in technical circles but in everyday language utilized by consumers and the media. Just like different technical terms that have entered common usage, like Cloud Computing, IoT means that various things to completely different individuals.

Over the past decades, we’ve seen a trend where devices that always begin out aimed toward the consumer market gain popularity and increased use-cases in business environments. Our current technological era, that started in 2008 with the widespread adoption of smartphones and tablets, is a nice example of this.

The range of “Things” is staggering, some of which are incredibly useful, others questionably less so – Smart Toilet anyone?

Many technical industry people turned home automation and also the world of IoT into an all-consuming hobby. They spend long hours integrating disparate devices and systems along into numerous complex climate, security and infotainment systems. The great news is that things are improving. There are more and more intuitive apps and systems that enabled seamless integration, across multiple manufacturers, all with larger ease.

IoT in the Enterprise

How will this translate to the broader atmosphere outside of our homes? From enterprises to public amusement venues and smart cities, IoT devices and their interaction with one another is gaining in popularity and class.

The challenge is that the variety of IoT communication protocols that are battling it out for market dominance. they’re conjointly almost completely wireless in their medium of communication.

This presents the business owner with a challenge – how to support multiple wireless standards in a very cost-effective, reliable and manageable manner?

Salvation lies with the ubiquitous Wi-Fi Access point.

If we consider that Wi-Fi is similar to internet access, and thus considered a necessary service all over, Wi-Fi access points can perpetually be nearby.

In business, these solutions will become a reality once a key infrastructure provider is able to modify the deployment of an IoT solution. they must be utilizing the prevailing Wi-Fi access points, to securely aggregate disparate IoT communications to a centralized platform. From this platform, open standards Application Programming Interface (API) coding should permit easy integration to any standards-compliant third-party application. Life gets far more interesting once a Rules Engine platform is introduced, permitting apparently disparate IoT devices to act and operate in line with sets of logic.

The world is really turning into a place where if you’ll be able to find the simplest way to code it, you’ll be able to create nearly any IoT device interacts with another, solely restricted by your imagination and creativity.

Download Free Ruckus Resource

Get access to authentic content from one of the leading wired and wireless solutions experts in the world from the Philippines’ premiere technology provider.

Articles you might like

Hikvision Back-to-Business Solutions

Hikvision Back-to-Business Solutions

Ensuring Continuity and Security in RetailHikvision's tailored solutions for malls and retail stores can be applied effective flow control and precise contact distance detection, contributing to a safer environment and better shopping experience for...

read more
Axis P3715-PLVE Network Camera

Axis P3715-PLVE Network Camera

2x2 MP dual sensor multidirectional camera with 360° IR The Axis P3715-PLVE offers two channels with 2MP per channel, at a frame rate of 30 fps. With its unique peanut-shaped dome design, this multidirectional camera offers a cost-effective installation and flexible...

read more
ChargeUPS Intelligent Charging Management

ChargeUPS Intelligent Charging Management

Get maximum network power protection for your mission-critical equipment.Enjoy this cost-efficient & energy-saving feature that comes FREE for ALL ChargeUPS Torch Models Enjoy this cost-efficient & energy-saving feature that comes FREE for ALL ChargeUPS Torch...

read more
Share This