IOT or Internet of things has been revolutionizing the way people work and live. It has allowed different types of organizations to take advantage of latest Internet and sensor solutions to keep track of their assets. An IOT module is at the heart of this setup. It receives data from the sensors connected to it and then transmits that data over the wireless network to the administrator. This has opened up a wide range of applications for this module in various industries where asset tracking is an important aspect of running a business.
You can choose a pre-built module for your application or design your own. An off-the-shelf module works best when you can get the features you need. The custom module is needed if no standard module that fulfills your specific needs can be found. Larger scale projects require use of hundreds of such devices. These devices may be attached to different types of assets spread across different locations. In addition to these modules, you will also need an effective software program to receive data from all these modules and make sense of that data. The program will show the data in the form you can understand and use.