5G Technology Promises to Transform the Internet of Things

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As of 2017, the vision of the Internet of things (IoT) has evolved due to a convergence of multiple technologies, including wireless communication, real-time analytics, machine learning, commodity sensors, and embedded systems. Traditional systems like wireless sensor networks, control systems, automation (including home and building automation), and others all contribute to enabling the Internet of things. The term 5G refers …

Smart Home Devices and Network Security: The Do’s and Don’ts

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Several weeks ago sites like Facebook, Spotify and Netflix experienced a massive internet outage after hackers flooded Dyn, a major internet gatekeeper, with false bandwidth from unsecured internet-connected devices. Many of these devices were reportedly smart home gadgets using standardized manufacturer default passwords. It’s surprisingly easy for hackers to search the web for these devices and then, with the right …

Cell Phone Boosters: Increase Bars and Signal Strength

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AHT is committed to all forms of technology enhancements that can make your home a more convenient environment. As part of a whole home integration system, AHT can ensure cell phone strength is to optimal standards. If your home’s location provides a weak signal, one solution is to install a cell phone booster. Cell phone signal boosters are devices that …

Li-Fi Studies Reveal Lightning Network Speeds & More Security

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The connected home is only as connected as it’s network. With the invention of Li-Fi by Harald Haas in 2011, a new type of network is taking form and it has shown to be 100 times faster than Wi-Fi and more secure. Recently, Li-Fi was tested in offices and industrial environments in Tallinn, Estonia. During this test, they achieved data transmission …

Home Network in the Age of the Internet of Things

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It goes without saying that home technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Inventions that we take for granted today, like electricity, the light bulb, televisions and air conditioning, have paved the way for the modern day connected home. The most game changing invention to home technology over the past 50 years has been the rise of the internet. …