Internet of Things

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈɪntərˌnɛt ʌv θɪŋz/

Acronym

IoT

Definition

The network of devices other than computers and smartphones with the ability to connect, collect, and exchange data.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the collection of connected objects with the ability to capture and share data over the internet. Users can often control or access these devices remotely. Examples include vehicles, home appliances, and medical equipment with embedded technology. By integrating physical objects into computer systems, operation can be monitored and controlled. The scope and application of the Internet of Things is still evolving.

Category

Technology

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