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Who is winning the Battle of the Internet of Things Standards?
Whether you are developing or marketing chips, modules, devices or systems, you are probably also aware of the standards battle going on between the various industry groups and large companies regarding how to connect these various components of the Internet of Things.
Right now they are about five major initiatives and dozens of smaller proposals regarding how to connect the various IoT and Smart Home devices and networks. Not only are end users and integrators confused, but the makers of Internet connected deices are confused as well.
In the past, technology standard wars have been proven to slow down the speed of technology development. Remember VHS versus Beta? WiFi versus HomeRF? WiFi versus Bluetooth? When the industry is shattered and fights among itself, it cannot move forward.
Even the winners suffer from long delays of market acceptance and growth!
This article will help make sense out of all the battles that are going on. Below is an overview of the most important contenders around the IoT Wireless Communication Standards.