The Data of Things: IoT is ready for prime time

Smaller, cheaper microprocessors. The rise of automation. Widespread wireless communications. Over the past two decades, the convergence of these trends has created the much-ballyhooed Internet of Things (IoT). And now it is ready for prime time.

A ubiquitous network composed of embedded sensors, smart devices and intelligent systems—infusing government, enterprises, the home and more—will allow each of them to create, consume and share data to create a more intelligent, responsive world.

The Data of Things

A refrigerator that knows to order milk when the carton is low. Smart roads that alert a city when it’s time for repairs.Read more