IoT

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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!

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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.

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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...