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IIOT – IRELAND INTERNET OF THINGS. A HISTORY OF IOT AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR IRELAND

August 12, 2019 / IRISH TECH NEWS

In this series of articles, Beth looks at some of the fundamentals of IoT from the standpoint of a developer who has been working in the field long before this term existed. She explores how some of IoT hype might differ from reality and then moves on to take a look at where the real innovation is happening and what IoT really means for Ireland? Everyone loves a technological revolution, they are edgy and exciting. They leave people in feverish anticipation of change. But what, fundamentally, is the Internet of Things? Is it a hype bubble or really a revolution? Many of our team at Togán Labs have been embedding programmable compute technology into new devices for decades: making them smarter, connecting them together and enabling increased levels of intelligent automation. Take the telephone or TV, both of which are unrecognisable from the way we used these devices just a ten or fifteen years ago.