Hardware for IOT Solutions
Most IOT solutions, whether they are built by hand or mass produced for commercial sale, are prototyped from basic designs using discrete components. Most hobbyists and enthusiasts base their solutions on components they can buy from retailers (or wholesalers if they produce many units for sale). Much of the commodity hardware therefore is readily available.
This chapter introduces several examples of the more popular commodity hardware you can use in building your IOT solutions. Since there are so many varieties of everything available, I will not attempt or claim this chapter is all-inclusive. For example, ...