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The Importance of IoT in our Everdyday Lives

The term IoT refers to things that we use every day that also connect to the internet, allowing us to either control or receive data about that “thing” from our smartphone or computer. Examples of how we use Internet of Things in our everyday lives include: Smart appliances (stoves, refrigerators, washers and dryers, coffee machines, slow cookers) Smart security systems, smart locks, and smart doorbells Smart home hubs (that control lighting, home heating and cooling, etc.) Smart assistants (like Amazon [...]


What Is IoT? – A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things

What is IoT   The internet of Things, or “IoT” for short, is about extending the power of the internet beyond computers and smartphones to a whole range of other things, processes and environments. Those “connected” things are used to gather information, send information back, or both.   Why does IoT matter   IoT provides businesses and people better insight into and control over the 99 percent of objects and environments that remain beyond the reach of the internet. And by doing so, IoT allows [...]