Internet of Things (IoT)

Last Updated 03/19/2024

Refers to a network of physical devices, vehicles, appliances, and other physical objects that use sensors, software, and network connectivity to collect and exchange data over the internet or other communications networks.  IoT devices are often known as “smart objects” because they have interconnection capacity to share data. Such devices typically include sensors and actuators; connectivity technologies; cloud computing; big data analytics; and security and privacy technologies. IoT applications are prevalent in healthcare, manufacturing, retail, agriculture, and transportation.

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