Choosing the right transmission protocol for your IIoT solution – a big decision

You are familiar Wide Area Network technology like the cellular 4G and 5G which allow data transmission over long distances. However, these technologies consume a lot of power. Just think of how often you charge your mobile phone.

Cellular technologies can transmit large amounts of data at high speed over long but this involves very high power consumption.

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Digital transformation is on the rise and no industry is immune

A model to follow: How Uber revolutionized transport

Uber, an American tech company that enables customers to call, track, and pay for a car using the Uber app, exemplifies how the aforementioned adapt-or-die phenomenon is changing entire industries. Traditional taxis, which are called curbside are ordered via telephone, still require cash or card payment. Uber, on the other hand, is an easy-to-use online platform that connects drivers and riders. It’s digital business model not only offers cheaper rides, it also provides a very convenient user experience and has proven very easy to scale, which explains how Uber, created in 2009, has grown into a $6.2 billion company in just 8 years. Today the company serves in over half a thousand cities across the world. (more…)