June 20, 2017 03: 01 PM Published by Samantha Wheatley

How Does NPS Affect Market Penetration of Connected Products?

Making better products drives revenue.  It seems obvious, yet so many connected product companies make mistakes when it comes to launching a product...

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June 13, 2017 09: 35 AM Published by Tom Foster

The Dream (or Nightmare) of the Connected Home

The Dream

Imagine all the tasks that you must do to keep your house (and life) running: Washing, drying and folding laundry, pressing fresh juice,..

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June 06, 2017 09: 12 AM Published by Barbara Nelson

The Challenges of SoftAP: What Goes Wrong and Why

Billions of browserless Wi-Fi products are shipped every year, and many force users to use Wi-Fi SoftAP to get the products connected to the internet...

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June 01, 2017 01: 30 PM Published by Rob Conant

Is the Internet of Things really a Thing?

About 15 years ago, I and a group of smart and talented people started Dust Networks - one of the early Internet of Things companies.  And 10 years..

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May 26, 2017 04: 49 PM Published by Rob Conant

Wi-Fi, Connectivity, and High-Speed Data in the Connected Home

We at the Cirrent team spent much of this week at the Parks Connections Conference in San Francisco.  The conference pulled in an incredible group of..

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May 23, 2017 10: 50 AM Published by Barbara Nelson

A Matter of IoT Security

Consumers used to take security for granted. They would buy a connected product and trust they were safe - no questions asked. There was no reason to..

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May 16, 2017 05: 30 AM Published by Rob Conant

Samsung and Cirrent Partner to Improve Wi-Fi for the IoT

We’re excited to announce Samsung and Cirrent have pre-integrated Cirrent’s technology with the Samsung ARTIK Platform to make it easy for companies to..

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May 11, 2017 02: 28 PM Published by Samantha Wheatley

Amazon Echo Look: Harbinger of (Internet of) Things to Come

Amazon recently announced it’s latest product: the Echo Look.  It’s essentially an Amazon Echo with a built-in camera. With the Echo Look, you can take..

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May 05, 2017 10: 56 AM Published by Rob Conant

Comcast Launches xFi with ZipKey

Over the past 20 years internet service evolved from Coax to ethernet to Wi-Fi.  Today Comcast announced xFi with ZipKey, extending internet service..

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May 02, 2017 08: 30 AM Published by Marcio Avillez

Global Wi-Fi and Loose Bricks - The Battle for the Smart Home

Global Wi-Fi

According to analyst firms focused on the consumer broadband space, there will soon be close to 1 billion broadband households on the..

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