The Internet of Things: past, present and future

The Internet of Things: past, present and future

For those of you who aren’t aware (although I suspect the majority are), the Internet of Things (IoT) refers to ‘smart’ objects – anything from car, to home appliances – that can connect to a network to pass and receive data. Essentially, a device that links the physical and digital worlds. Although IoT has been around for many years, with some evidence of it as early as 1832 , it would have been unheard of by anyone other than high level technology folk until recent years. According to Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), the IoT was born in-between […]