Do I need a VPN for IoT Projects?

VPN for IoT projects

In the IoT industry security has always been a trending topic, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) can be an invaluable tool. But with so much misinformation about how VPNs work and what they do, it can feel overwhelming trying to figure out if one is right for you. This post will explain the basics of […]

CCTV and IoT – What you should know

CCTV connectivity

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems are essential for security in a variety of settings, from businesses to homes. However, traditional CCTV systems have a number of limitations, including the need for a wired connection to the internet. This can make them difficult to install and maintain, and it can also make them vulnerable to hacking. Connectivity […]

Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) and Cellular connectivity

iomt

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) is revolutionising healthcare. With the ubiquity of cellular connectivity, it’s hard to imagine a time when healthcare wasn’t connected. But it wasn’t too long ago that wired medical devices were the norm. Today, patients and providers alike, can access the web on our tablets, laptops and connected devices with […]

The Impact of IoT in Smart Farming

farming in iot

By 2050, farmers must produce 70% more food, according to the UN, in order to feed the population. Farmers are currently dealing with a number of issues, including a labour shortage, rising demand, and issues relating to agriculture like the soil degrades and loses its capacity to support as healthy crops over time. In order […]

A Guide to IoT deployments

iot deployment

At Ritesim, we understand IoT and want to make sure that your IoT deployments are secure, successful and effective. There are multiple factors that feed into a successful IoT deployment, and as this growing industry continues to scale, we want to help our customers embrace the right connectivity, tools and strategies to be successful. Testing […]

What is an IoT SIM?

IoT SIM image

An IoT SIM  can resemble the SIM card that you will be used to seeing in your own personal smartphone. The key differences between an IoT SIM and consumer use SIM are outlined below: Connectivity An IoT SIM can connect to multiple different 4G and 5G networks automatically. Inbuilt with multi-network connectivity, an IoT SIM […]

What is Nb-IoT and CAT-M1?

What’s the difference? Both networks have been rapidly expanding coverage and reach globally over the last few years, with multiple use cases highlighting the value that these technologies can bring to a business. Previously more typically used in ‘big IoT’ their popularity has been growing in new and emerging verticals because of their many benefits. […]

Multi-Network SIMs are the game-changer for IoT. Here’s why.

non-steered multi-network SIM

The IoT space has had a huge boom in recent years with arguably Cellular IoT (CIoT) being the main driving force behind the boom. The technology has come on leaps and bounds since its first inception and the ability for IoT to cross borders with no limits means this trend is unlikely to change anytime […]

Connected Cars and IoT

connected cars iot

Connected Cars and IoT The growing popularity of Cellular IoT is enhancing the development and innovation across multiple industries and verticals. Most notably in vehicles, fleet, logistics, and retail. Let’s take a look at connected cars and IoT SIMs. Today, connected cars have two embedded SIMs with two different purposes. The first, is for engine […]

What 5G means for IoT

5G IoT connectivity

5G and IoT 5G IoT technology has been heralded for years- the dawning of the new age of connectivity. Is this just a marketing bluff or will it live up to its promise? The new connectivity network has been promised to be much more than a mere upgrade to the existing cellular communication technologies. Instead, […]