How IoT is changing the way we live

What does it mean when we say the Internet of Things (IoT)? Put simply, IoT is basically the billions of physical devices all over the world that are now linked to the internet. This means billions of devices sharing and collecting data. It is a merging of digital and physical worlds, making technological products smarter.

So, knowing this, what is IoT’s capabilities when it comes to changing our lives and the world we live in? With IoT, we can create smart cities.

What’s a smart city?

Smart cities use data and technology to create efficiencies, improve sustainability, create economic expansion, and enhance quality of life factors for people living and working in the city. It also means that the city has a smarter energy infrastructure. Below is just a glimpse of the way IoT can impact our lives.

There are limitless possibilities when it comes to IoT. There are many more impacts they will have on industries such as security, infrastructure, communication, and the environment. These industries will likely utilise the use of technology such as sensors that will feedback data to relevant organisations and businesses to improve maintenance, safety, energy use, traffic flow, and to make note of important environmental factors that can be reformed or that require warnings such as drastic weather changes. How smart do you think our cities can be? And how soon do you think these advances will take place?

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