The Internet of Things: Five Myths and Realities

March 1, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a concept that describes a totally interconnected world. It’s a world where devices
of every shape and size are manufactured with “smart” capabilities that allow them to communicate and interact with other devices, exchange data, make autonomous decisions and perform useful tasks based on preset conditions.It’s a world where technology will make life richer, easier, safer and more comfortable. Or is it?Like many emerging technologies, the Internet of Things is vulnerable to hype and exaggeration. To some people, it sounds like a vague and distant prospect; to others, it sounds threatening and dangerous. This executive brief will explore five of the most common myths associated with the Internet of Things and shed some light on the true nature of the technology and its capabilities.

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whitePaper | January 2, 2020

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