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Internet of Things (IoT) Just Keeps Growing While Vastly Improving

January 23, 2019 / PR Newswire

If the Internet of Things keeps growing at its present pace… we will "Need a bigger boat!" A recent review of the IoT by ZDNET, titled: "What is the IoT? Everything you need to know about the Internet of Things right now" made the following amazing statement: "Big and getting bigger -- there are already more connected things than people in the world. The term "IoT" has been with us since 1999 when Kevin Ashton coined the phrase, but "it took another decade for the technology to catch up with the vision. "The IoT integrates the interconnectedness of human culture -- our 'things' -- with the interconnectedness of our digital information system -- 'the internet." Ashton told ZDNET. They ZDNET article went on to say that: "… around 8.4 billion IoT devices were in use in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016, and this will likely reach 20.4 billion by 2020. Total spending on IoT endpoints and services will reach almost...