Innovations in the IoT – Express Computer

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Read Article By Anurag Mehrotra, Chief Executive Officer at CMS IT ServicesThe Internet of Things (IoT) is the system of computers and machines that transmit data to each other and do things without human intermediation. Every day, more and more ordinary objects, from dog collars to toasters, are being fitted with chips and connected to networks through which they can talk to one another and take care of tasks without people having to attend to them. We might not have robots that can change diapers—at least not yet—but you can get diapers connected to your smartphone and receive text alerts when they need changing.Such ordinary, everyday, or perhaps inordinate applications aside, the Internet of Things bears far-reaching potential for the efficacy and wealth of a complex society such as ours. According to the World Economic Forum’s ‘IoT Guidelines for Sustainability,’ “The Internet of things (IoT) is undoubtedly one of the largest enablers for responsible digital transformation. It is estimated that industrial IoT alone can add $14 trillion of economic value to the global economy by 2030.” It’s likely that COVID-19, let alone hindering this growth, will only drive it further, as the pandemic underscores the value of …

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