Internet of Things IoT

Associating normal things like lights and household utilities to a PC system to make them "smart". An embedded framework or a PC associates every thing together in a system and to the web. A few advances utilized for the internet of things are:meshnets and RFid. The associations enable every thing to gather and trade information, and we can control them remotely or by setting guidelines or chains of activities. Specialists gauge that the IoT will comprise of very nearly 50 billion articles by 2020.

Continuing our series on the Internet of Things our guest author takes a bit of an alternative view!

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the use of intelligently connected devices and systems to leverage data gathered by embedded sensors and actuators in machines and other physical objects? That's a mouthful, right?  So, if you want to succeed in this field, keep reading to find out 8 things you should stop doing immediately!

Image of an octopus with different types of IoT connectors accompany the Company Connecting article Success in IoT - 8 Things to Stop Doing Right now!

The infographic covers 196 tech companies that work With IoT (internet of things) i.e. 7% of the IT and telecoms companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,450 tech companies of which almost 2,800 are in Scotland.

Snapshot of part of the infographic for the Company Connecting article "Infographic of Scottish companies with  IoT (Internet of Things) and IoT related skills"

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.

Picture of the words IoT and Internet of Things accompanying the article "What is the Internet of Things - an introduction to IoT"