Internet of Things (IoT)

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Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things is huge network of sensors and smart devices, combined with advanced analytics and cloud services to make sense of all the data promises to augment products and services across multiple industries. Expectations grow more spectacular every day: Forecasters predict up to 20 billion1 Internet of Things devices within a few years, generating 5 trillion, 2 gigabytes of data every year, and creating more than $300 billion in opportunities for tech vendors, telcos and IoT device makers by 2020.

In a nutshell, IoT is a network of physical objects that are connected to the internet allowing them to send, receive, and exchange data.

Online Resources

Internet of Things Brief History:

A Simple Explanation of ‘The Internet Of Things’:

Arduino IoT Platform:

HackerspaceLA Curated List of Videos on IoT Topics:

Getting Started with the Internet of Things: Connecting Sensors and Micro-controllers to the Cloud (Make: Projects) 1st Edition:  OR

How to Get Started:

  • Build Devices with Open Hardware
  • Learn IoT Standards
  • Get of Your Comfort Zone
  • Join IoT Groups











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