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The Internet of things (IoT) is the connection via the Internet, of physical objects or ‘things’, i.e., any devices with embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables these objects to connect and exchange data. Each ‘thing’ is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to inter-operate within the existing Internet infrastructure. It is a domain where devices communicate, swap data and respond as they have been programmed to do, largely without human interaction or intervention.

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is not new - it's just more accessible

Mitchell Duncan, a technical analyst at Jumpstart takes a look at IoT.

There is a lot of noise in the press and online media about the Internet of Things (IoT). You may well ask; ‘What is it?’ and ‘What does it mean to to me?’ 

There is nothing new about IoT - it just has a more...

This weeks' Nutshell is Patrick Howard of Just Computing, a specialist Cloud Services provider with a 98% customer retention rate. Patrick's curiosity led to his career in computing. He clearly has a romantic streak as he chose the top of the Empire State Building to propose to his partner. 

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