Which articles caught your attention the most in 2020?

Although 2020 has been somewhat turbulent, enthusiasm is as strong as ever for connected devices and the IoT. And the same is true for our blog, where a growing number of you are reading our articles. As we start a new year, let’s take a look at the 5 most popular posts of the past 12 months. Included are trends, advice, key figures, and technical articles. Whether you’re a novice, an expert, simply curious, or a technophile, we hope you enjoy reading these articles and have a better connected 2021!


1- IoT 2020 : trends and outlook

Software and Platforms as a Service (SaaS and PaaS) are now considered essential, helping companies outsource their computer applications and offering them a real showcase where they can promote their products.  Stewart Butterfield, co-founder of Slack, a cloud-based instant messaging platform, pointed out: “Every customer interaction is a marketing opportunity. If you go above and beyond on the customer service side, people are much more likely to recommend you.” This is an emerging trend in the IoT market, promising an even more comfortable life for users.

2- Which protocol(s) should you chose for building automation

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Once your IoT project is underway and your objectives are set, you still need to choose which home automation box and dialog protocol to use to communicate with the equipment in your smart buildings. This is often where the difficulties begin because compatibilities are not always clear. Here are a few tips to help you out.

3- What are the challenges of IoT maintenance and monitoring?


Responsive, preventive, and now predictive, the role of maintenance in the IoT market value chain continues to grow. Companies must now expand their abilities beyond connectivity and move toward monitoring tools, applications, and services in order to increase their market share. Their focus should be on providing maintenance and high value-added service to support new uses, for a lasting and ideal customer experience.

4- Which Overkiz home automation gateway should you choose?

Are you a professional with a home automation project as part of a new build or renovation? Are you hoping to collect usage and consumption data and provide your customers with an IoT solution for all types of projects? This article is for you! It is sure to help you select the best home automation gateway to suit your needs.

5- IoT platforms for businesses and their customers

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To stay competitive, companies must innovate continuously and create greater value to boost sales and improve productivity. By setting up an IoT platform for connected objects, you can better monitor and maintain a fleet of connected objects, provide indicators to help with decision making or offer new services.

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