IoT is rapidly making the world smarter by connecting the physical and the digital. IoT makes once “dumb” devices “smarter” by giving them the ability to send data over the internet, allowing the device to communicate with people and other IoT-enabled things. The connected “smart home” is a good example of IoT in action. TRY ME devices tracks information in real-time and relays it to us to help make our lives safer, healthier or more efficient.
Internet-enabled thermostats, doorbells, smoke detectors and security alarms create a connected hub where data is shared between physical devices and users can remotely control the “things” in that hub (i.e., adjusting temperature settings, unlocking doors, etc.) via a mobile app or website. Far from being restricted to just the home, the Internet of Things can be found in an array of devices, industries and settings. From smart blackboards in school classroom to medical devices that can detect signs of Parkinson’s disease, IoT is rapidly making the world smarter by connecting the physical and the digital.