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Adeel Javed, Building Arduino Projects for the Internet of Things, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1940-9_2

2. Internet Connectivity

Adeel Javed

(1)Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA

All IoT devices require a mechanism to send or receive data. There are numerous options available for connecting devices to the Internet, including wired and wireless options, Bluetooth, cellular networks, and many more. The option you choose depends on various factors, such as:

  • Scale and size of the network where the application will run

  • Amount of data that needs to be processed and transferred

  • Physical location of the device

Table 2-1 lists some of the Internet connectivity options with an example of where they have been used.

Table 2-1. Internet Connectivity Options for ...

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