From Caterpie to Caterpillar: IoT Raises Augmented & Virtual Reality Beyond Child’s Play

STEPHEN POWELL | August 19, 2016

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is often equated with beneficial yet relatively simple solutions—the IoT is still in a relative state of infancy, and so too is the complexity of available solutions. Solutions such as coordinating garbage collection routing based on the fill status of containers, efficiently managing fleets using position and vehicle sensor data, and optimizing equipment usage and wear and tear all make business sense, but perhaps aren’t as exciting as what we might dream the future should hold for us.

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