'The Internet of Things' is a term thrown about in online conversation so often that it can somewhat lose its impact. What does it actually mean, the Internet of Things? What sort of context can you put around that terminology to better capture its intention?
To provide a better understanding of what the 'Internet of Things' means, RS Components in the UK have put together this infographic which visualizes the Internet of Things and looks at how the term has advanced - and what it will come to encompass in future. According to the data compiled by RS, by 2020, 13 billion home appliances, 3.5 billion navigation systems in our cars and 646 health devices, including heart monitors inside people, will be connected to the internet.
As noted in the infographic, the internet's just getting started. Worth staying up with the latest advances to get a better understanding of how they'll affect you.