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The Internet of Things – and where you fit in

You probably don't realise just how much the Internet of Things is a part of your life. We've picked out a few of our favourite IoT examples and created this spiffy infographic for your pleasure (and education).

IoT and Everyday Life

What you need to know:
  • IoT is a network of physical devices around the globe that are connected to the internet that enables users to transfer and analyze data
  • If it can be connected to the internet and you can control it, it is an IoT device
  • There is going be an estimate of 20.4 billion IoT devices by 2020
A few examples you might encounter throughout your day:
  1. Digital Locks on Doors
  2. Smart refrigerator
  3. Driverless Cars
  4. Security Cameras
  5. Smart watches

IoT and Business

What you need to know:
  • Access to more accurate and real-time data
  • Ability to apply changes virtually anywhere
  • Makes businesses more efficient
A few examples you might encounter in the business world:
  1. RFID Tags
  2. Shipping Trackers
  3. Smart Phone Assistants
  4. Sensor-equipped machines for manufacturing
  5. Delivery drones

IoT has merged the physical and the digital world and today’s innovations are only the beginning. The more IoT devices collect data, the smarter they will become. They play an important role in shaping the digital world and its role will only get bigger. Make sure you are not left behind. Explore the endless possibilities that IoT can offer your business today.

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