There’s a lot of noise at the moment about the Internet of Things (or IoT) and its impact on everything from the way we travel and do our shopping to the way manufacturers keep track of inventory. But what is the Internet of Things? How does it work? And is it really that important?
What is the Internet of Things?
In short, this technology connects any device to the web and many other devices. In simple terms, this is a complex network of things connected with each other. This network collects and shares data and information.
The devices include a number of objects, such as smart microwaves, self-driving cars, wearable devices, and complex sensors, to name a few.
How does it work?
Devices that feature built-in sensors connect to the IoT platforms that integrate information and data from a number of commonly used devices. Then powerful analytics are used to … Read More