Balancing the Desire for Location Analytics with User Privacy

The Impact that MAC Randomization has on Location Analytics Introduction Bluetooth is a wireless personal area networking standard for exchanging data over short distances. Bluetooth low energy (BLE) (also known as Version 4.0+ of the Bluetooth specification, or Bluetooth Smart) is the power- and application-friendly version of Bluetooth that was built for the Internet of…

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Darkness Falls Across the Land…

“Darkness falls across the land The midnight hour is close at hand Creatures crawl in search of blood To terrorize y’all’s neighborhood And whosoever shall be found Without the soul for getting down Must stand and face the hounds of hell And rot inside a corpse’s shell The foulest stench is in the air The…

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Got a big event? Mist has you covered. Literally!

Wi-Fi has become a staple at almost every tradeshow. But only recently have event coordinators started to take wireless to the next level with valuable location-based services like wayfinding, proximity notifications, and traffic analytics. Mist’s virtual BLE solution is key to this transition, as it enables highly accurate location services without relying on battery powered…

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5 Tips for Delivering a Profitable Wi-Fi Service

5 Tips for a Profitable Wi-Fi Service

Are you ready to take advantage of this $3+ Billion opportunity? Cloud-managed Wi-Fi is the fastest-growing segment of the enterprise WLAN market, with MSP deployments expected to triple from 2015 to 2020, according to IDC. We asked Shane Moulton, our partner at Optix Media, to share his top 5 tips on how he uses Mist’s…

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6 AI Ingredients Every Wireless Networking Strategy Needs

Thanks to advances in AI, companies of all sizes can transform their wireless networking with WiFi that is predictable, reliable and measurable. Artificial intelligence is all the rage these days. There’s broad consensus that AI is the next game-changing technology, poised to impact virtually every aspect of our lives in the coming years, from transportation…

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Mist Systems Polishes Their Message at Mobility Field Day 2

Guest post by Lee Badman. Originally posted at Wirednot. It’s always refreshing when a truly original story comes along in the WLAN world. Mist Systems isn’t quite brand new (I wrote about them for Network Computing back in 2016) but their approach is fresh enough to cause some good energy in the room when you…

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Mist Systems: A first look

Guest post by Jake Snyder. Originally posted at Transmit Failure. So I really didn’t want to like Mist Systems. I haven’t really gelled with any of the pure-cloud networking vendors and kind of expected this to be a “me too” play. So when Mist told the #MFD2 delegates they were going to send us an…

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What is the next big thing we will see in next-gen Wireless LAN platforms?

Artificial Intelligence? Wi-Fi Assurance? Bluetooth Location? Automation through APIs? We at Mist obviously have our own thoughts, but we wanted to hear from the experts. So, we posed this question to some of the top analysts, bloggers, end users, solution providers, and investors. (Thanks to everyone who participated. Feeling left out? Tweet your thoughts to…

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4 key AI concepts you need to understand

Every artificial intelligence solution is built on these four foundations; here’s your quick guide Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking the world by storm, with innovative use cases being applied across all industry segments. We are decades away from replacing a doctor with an AI robot, as seen in the movies, but AI is helping experts…

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Incorporating location into the IoT experience

The internet of things is all about connecting people and things and enabling objects to be sensed and/or controlled remotely across any network infrastructure. In a business environment, that often means smarter control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, lights, security cameras, etc. — resulting in huge efficiencies and cost savings. Bluetooth® Low Energy…

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