Sarah Colombo: What is the "Internet of Things"?

Sarah Colombo: What is the “Internet of Things”?

Buy Now Q: What is the “Internet of Things”? A: You may hear the phrase Internet of Things – shortened to IoT – on the news. If you haven’t heard it yet, you’ll probably start hearing it soon. IoT refers to the connection of nontraditional objects to the Internet. We’re used to the idea that our computers, phones, and tablets connect to the Internet, but what about our toasters, coffee makers, washing machines, pacemakers, and cars? Many of these items are already being created in networked forms – by networked, I mean connected to an Internet network. For example, […]