According to statistica, IoT market is expected to reach $1.6trillion by 2025 from $248 billion in 2020. Meteorical rise in IoT devices is also expected to increase their complexity and versatility in wide range of use cases. Choosing right connectivity option is a critical decision for any IoT device but often it is not possible to use a single connectivity option for all features in a device.
This article highlights the need of optimizing the combination of short- and long-range technologies to significantly increase the performance and versatility of the devices.
The article also put special focus on Bluetooth® Low Energy [BLE] and Sigfox as they have emerged as a technology of choice for optimized architectural decisions.