August 23, 2016 01: 00 AM Published by Tom Foster

How Many Connected Products Until Your Home Is Smart?

We keep hearing that Internet-connected products are on the rise. In fact, by 2020 Gartner predicts there’ll be 20 to 50 per home in the US. EMC forecasts..

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July 28, 2016 01: 30 AM Published by Barbara Nelson

Security and the IoT - A Product Developer’s Dilemma

Every day, there are new articles about security and connected products, and quite frankly, the more that is written, the more confusing it can get. On..

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July 13, 2016 01: 30 AM Published by Marcio Avillez

Emerging Wi-Fi Trends – It’s About to Get Even Better

Earlier this week, I was running some tests on my home Wi-Fi gateway/router in support of one the projects we’re working on here at Cirrent to improve..

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June 06, 2016 08: 51 AM Published by Cirrent team

Connected Products: Emerging Trends, Challenges, and Solutions (Infographic)

Connected products are on the rise, and fast. While it’s an exciting time to be in the IoT industry, product manufacturers still face big challenges when..

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May 24, 2016 01: 45 AM Published by Cirrent team

Cirrent has Arrived!

Today marks the official availability of Cirrent. We’re thrilled that we can now enable connected products—such as home thermostats and televisions—to..

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April 20, 2015 03: 03 PM Published by Rob Conant

Security and the Internet of Things

I worked for years in industrial networking for places like power plants and electric utilities.  The risk of security breaches was not just around..

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March 31, 2015 02: 49 PM Published by Cirrent team

Amazon Dash Button

Today Amazon announced the Dash Button.  Press the button on your washing machine, and a new box of Tide magically shows up on your doorstep.

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August 29, 2014 08: 06 AM Published by Cirrent team

If This, Then What?

IFTTT announced closing of a $30M round of funding today. What a great step for that company—congratulations!

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August 15, 2014 07: 06 AM Published by Cirrent team

How Compatible is Your Walled Garden?

In the Smart Home and Consumer Connected Products markets, "walled garden" refers not just to security, but also to ecosystems of products that work well..

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August 03, 2014 02: 55 AM Published by Rob Conant

How Safe is Your Walled Garden?

While I do many non-geek things, I also have a PhD in electrical engineering and I've always worked in tech (albeit on the business side for the last..

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