A presentation providing an overview of the domain that is today called IoT or connected objects is available here: https://pascalbod.github.io/iot-en-presentation.
The perspective is the one of the system integrator, who has to make a system fulfilling (more or less) detailed functional specifications,
Keeping in mind the global view is very important when designing an IoT system. Why?
A first distinctive feature of IoT projects is that they require integration of technical blocks originating from three different domains: electronics, communications and software. And in every of these three domains, various different subdomains are usually involved: analog and digital electronics, wireless communication modules, protocol stacks, embedded software, user interfaces, database management, analytics, geospatial data, etc. Continue reading “Uploading sensor data using a cellular network”