Alternatives to Wi-Fi for IoT – Latest Digital Transformation Trends | Cloud News | Wire19
The main concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) is to connect different devices, sensors (the things), and even systems together so they can send and receive data to communicate with each other.
So, how we connect these different things is often the most important discussion in designing an IoT system. Wi-Fi is one of the most popular connectivity options in IoT, especially for relatively smaller implementations like a smart home. However, Wi-Fi has two notable weaknesses: first that it consumes a relatively high amount of power, and second, is the relatively limited range.