IoT Guides and Resources
Guides, articles, and tools to help you make sense of the complex world of IoT.
Optimizing Your Data Operations: Why It Matters and 2 Real-Life Applications
Learn how an IoT platform that bills based on data operations - value-add actions executed by you and your product - make it easier to build a profitable connected product.
Securing Your IoT Devices - Making the Most of Particle's Security Features
Particle's Head of Security Mike Sheward teaches his top tips and tricks for using your Particle account in the most secure way possible.
How to Build a Change Management Mindset for IoT
Without the right change management framework in place, even the most technologically sound IoT project will fail. what change management for IoT looks like—and how organizations can successfully navigate the introduction of IoT into their businesses.
Your Next Business Move: Monitor Your High-Value Moving Assets With IoT Connectivity
Learn why connecting your high-value, movable assets can create substantial business value and how you can get started quickly.
How EV Charger Manufacturers Can Build Secure, Reliable Connected Products
New regulations are forcing EV charger manufacturers to up their security practices for connected products. Learn what's expected of manufacturers and how you can build secure, performant connected EV chargers.
Introduction to Hardware-as-a-Service: Why IoT's 'Netflix Moment' Is Coming and How You Can Profit
Legacy hardware businesses can transform their business models and customer experiences by adopting a Hardware-as-a-Service model. Learn why now is the time to build connected products.
An Introduction to Low Power IoT
Building IoT devices to be as power efficient as possible can be the difference between an invaluable product and one that's unusable for its intended purpose. Learn the principles of building low-power IoT devices here.
A Guide to IoT Gateways
Learn what an IoT gateway is, what use cases it can serve, and how you can evaluate gateway solutions on the market today.
The 2022 Guide to Cellular IoT
Learn how cellular IoT works, how to overcome common challenges, interesting use cases, and how you can start building your own cellular-connected products.
IoT Device Management: Challenges and How to Evaluate Platforms
Device management is one of the hardest parts of scaling a connected product beyond the prototyping phase. Learn what device management really includes, common challenges, and how to evaluate a device management solutions for your use cases.
The 2022 IoT Security Checklist
Hear from Particle's Director of Security, IT, and Data Engineering, Mike Sheward, on the things you need to keep in mind when securing your IoT deployment, and how Particle keeps our customer secure.
OGMP Membership: How Continuous Emissions Monitoring with IoT Makes The Gold Standard Possible
Learn how continuous emissions monitoring, enabled by IoT, can put oil and gas companies on the path to the coveted OGMP Gold Standard.
A 2022 Guide to IoT Protocols and Standards
Choosing the right protocols for your IoT deployment may seem like a job for your engineers. But it's crucial for anyone to understand the strengths and limitations of each protocol and how they impact product functionality.
A Framework for Creating an IoT Go-to-Market Strategy
Join Particle CEO Zach Supalla and COO Dan Jamieson as they provide a framework for developing a go-to-market strategy for connected products.
Where is IoT in the Hype Cycle, and What Does it Mean for New Adopters?
Particle CEO Zach Supalla and COO Dan Jamieson discussed where they see IoT on the hype curve, why it matters, and how it can impact your approach to building IoT solutions for your industry.
IoT and the Smart City: Examples, Applications, and Goals
Smart cities are a technical solution to help city officials meet urban planning goals. Learn how IoT provides the foundation for smart cities and how connected solutions can help officials prove their impact and improve the lives of citizens.
Cellular vs. WiFi for IoT: How to Choose the Right One
Cellular and WiFi connectivity have their own distinct benefits for IoT. Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of each one and how you can determine the best choice for your IoT deployment.
How IoT Enables the Smart Grid - Applications, Benefits, and Use Cases
Learn how IoT provides the foundation for smart grids, the specific applications it can unlock, and how smart energy solutions providers can build connected products that work in tandem with smart grids.
What to Know About 3G Sunsetting [Updated June 2022]
What is 3G sunsetting and how will it impact your IoT deployments? This quick guide will explain what it means for you and what steps you need to take to transition away from 3G.
How IoT Can Transform HVAC Business Models
Learn how connected HVAC systems can revolutionize your business model by improving the profitability of every truck roll, adding new revenue streams, and enabling preventative maintenance.
The Top 5 Applications for Industrial IoT
Learn about key applications and use cases of Industrial IoT, as well as how it's impacting industrial automation.
Calculating the Total Cost of Ownership for IoT - Should You Build or Buy? [Free Calculator]
You can't decide to build or buy an IoT platform until you understand the total cost of ownership for both options. Use this free guide and calculator to help you compare scenarios and make the right decision for your project.
IoT Scalability: What it Means, Common Challenges, and How to Scale IoT Efficiently
Learn what it means to scale an IoT deployment, understand common challenges, and see how Particle makes it easy to go from prototype to production.
Choosing an MCU vs. SOC vs. Microprocessor for IoT
Learn the difference between MCUs, SOCs, and microprocessors for IoT and how you can determine the best choice for your product.
What is the Mobility Data Specification?
How IoT can help micromobility manufacturers and operators adhere to the MDS.
Guide to FCC Certifications for IoT Products and Systems
For any IoT deployment, a Federal Communications Commission Certification is not something to be neglected. Yet, the process is often confusing and full of risk. Learn how to navigate the FCC certification process and how Particle makes it simple.
Why The Energy Production Industry Needs A Continuous Emissions Monitoring Solution
Intermittent emissions monitoring will not be enough to meet regulatory requirements around methane emissions. Learn how continuous emissions monitoring built on IoT can help oil and gas companies get their emissions reduction efforts ahead of schedule.
M2M vs. IoT - What's the Difference and Why It Matters
Understand the difference between M2M and IoT and how IoT can drive business value by giving you access to the data your machines are already generating.
How IoT Is Making HVAC Smart - The Top 5 IoT Applications For HVAC
Learn how IoT makes HVAC smart, how leading HVAC companies are using IoT to improve operational efficiency and drive new revenue, and how Particle makes launching and scaling an IoT deployment easier.
What is Location Fusion, and Why is It Essential for Micromobility?
Location Fusion blends GPS, Wi-Fi, and Cellular location data to ensure your vehicles' location is accurately mapped. Learn why micromobility will need this capability to win in new markets.