Monnit: Inside the IoT - July 2021

Inside the IoT - July 2021

Editor's Note

Welcome. Connect with the IoT.

Dear Valued Customers and Subscribers,

We want to introduce you to our new semimonthly newsletter—Monnit: Inside the IoT. This is your chance to see what you might have missed in our fast-evolving world of the Internet of Things.

As we put our favorite IoT news in front of you, we hope this helps you stay up to date on compelling IoT stories, and you can use this news to boost your business. 

Thank you in advance for reading. We appreciate our relationship with you.

Best Regards,

Brad Walters
Monnit Founder and CEO

Internet of Things Intersection

Amazon Sidewalk

Where the IoT, Innovation, and Insights Come Together

At Monnit, we help build the Internet of Things, so we keep a pulse on what others are saying about it. We read articles about the IoT regularly. Here’s one that caught our attention during the past month.

Amazon Sidewalk Poised to Sweep You Into Its Mesh

Amazon, the Web giant with tentacles reaching into every nook and cranny of our lives, is going to stretch those tentacles out further by turning all its gadgets into little cell towers so they can help each other out with little slices of bandwidth. It’s created a new Wi-Fi protocol with no beta testing to get your gadgets to talk to one another: a recipe for potential security and privacy problems, some experts say.

The initiative is called Amazon Sidewalk. Read more.

IoT Insights

Walters' Law of the Internet of Things

Increasing Value—It’s All in the Law of the IoT

How is the IoT working for your business? Whether you take a reactive, predictive, or transformative approach to asset management and IoT deployment, there’s a return of exponential value from the Internet of Things—according to Walters’ Law of the IoT.

Monnit Founder and CEO Brad Walters shares how his Law of the IoT operates to deliver natural compounding value to your organization related to the ways you put IoT technologies to work. Take a few minutes and discover how the three methods in Walters’ Law of the IoT can create value in virtually any use case.

Learn more in How the Law of the Internet of Things Helps You Realize the ROI You Want.

Vertical Market Focus

monitoring of second and vacation homes

The IoT Can Help You Take Care of Second and Vacation Homes

They’re often interchangeable. But no matter what you call them or how you use them—rental homes, vacation homes, or second homes—like any home require oversight and maintenance.

Whether you manage a second home yourself or have a property manager do it, the Internet of Things (IoT) can help reduce costly damage from water leaks, temperature, and trespassing and help optimize maintenance.

Click here to read how a property management company oversaw an extensive portfolio of second and vacation homes with help from the IoT.

Tech Tip

how to install the soil moisture sensor by field and crop type
ALTA soil moisture sensor

This is the third tip in a four-part series designed to help you make the most of your experience with our Soil Moisture Sensor.

Part 3

Now that you’ve reviewed how the ALTA® Wireless Soil Moisture Sensor works and how to install it, we’d like to share how you should install it more precisely by field and crop type. What are the five different types of installations? How does installation vary by crop and planting scheme?

Read this short article to find out the answers to these questions and more.

Missed parts one and two of this series? Read How the Soil Moisture Sensor Works and How to Install the Soil Moisture Sensor.


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