Essay about The Internet Of Things By Steven Morvay, Digital Developer

1458 Words May 3rd, 2016 6 Pages
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Author: Steven Morvay, Digital Developer

Internet of Things
In the digital world, “things” come and go. But the “Internet of Things” is here to stay.

The Internet of Things is the network of physical objects – devices, vehicles, buildings and other items – embedded with electronics, software, sensors and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data.

Everything Will Be Connected
It won’t just be cellphones that access the Internet; it will be our lightbulbs, our front doors, our microwaves, our comforters and our blenders. It will be our cars, our dogs, our groceries and our lawn mowers. On a larger scale, it will be our roads, our bridges and our buildings.

And on a much more personal level, it may be on or in your body itself.

Yep, you can send vital stats to your doctor regarding your blood pressure while you remotely adjust your home’s temperature, lighting and oven to cook that perfect dinner. Someone rang the doorbell…just check the security video stream to see if it’s OK for little Elroy to answer. These features may sound like something out of an episode of The Jetsons, but the Internet of Things revolution is already unlocking the potential of a fully connected world and making widespread interdevice connectivity a reality.

Let’s Take a Look at a Few Good Examples

Our Cities
In 2007, a bridge collapsed in Minnesota, killing many people, because of steel plates that were inadequate to handle the bridge’s…

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