Master and commander of the internet of things

Master and commander of the internet of things

Aongus Hegarty believes that an AI-powered future will be plain sailing Look around any modern home and you’ll see machines and gadgets gathering worthless information through myriad sensors. Yet that data will soon be harnessed to power the smart cities, autonomous vehicles and efficient businesses of our future. According to a report by the global research group Software.org, as many as 50bn devices, ranging from smartphones and televisions to watches, vehicles and oil pipelines, will be connected to the cloud within three years. The so-called internet of things (IoT) is often dismissed as a fad associated with internet-enabled toothbrushes, […]