Wi-Fi onboarding is the first thing most people do with connected products. Unfortunately the process is not always easy. 39% of negative reviews of connected products are related to initial setup and connectivity. Improving this process is critical to the success of the industry, and to the success of each individual product. This guide characterizes the different Wi-Fi onboarding solutions available to developers of connected products, and compares the different approaches to make actionable recommendations.
Key words: data networking, intelligent buildings, Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity,/privacy, WiFi connections

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