7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About IoT [VIDEO]

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About IoT

What if we had a smart pet sitter that took care of our pets without human intervention? Don’t you think this would free us from worrying about our furry friends ever going missing during our absence?

How about a smart gardener that could plant seeds, water them, and monitor their growth while you’re on a vacation in Hawaii?

What if I told you that such smart helpers are not a distant dream but a living reality? In fact, IoT experts are working incessantly to take such innovations to the next level. Such advances will not only reform the dynamics of our lives but change the way we perform our daily tasks.

When Kevin Ashton coined the term IoT in 1999, he didn’t imagine IoT would permeate every facet of businesses, agriculture, cars, homes, pets, and so on. From smart cities to intelligent buildings, IoT continues to redefine everything.

Gartner has predicted that in 2020, 500 billion devices could be alive on the planet, which means there will be 50 billion connected devices around the world. So, it should come as no surprise that the IoT front-runners are those who will contribute to the technological evolution that significantly improves the quality of our lives.

Watch our latest video (below), which highlights seven key areas where IoT has already created waves.

[Video and design by Manish Mahadevan, BRIDGEi2i]

On that note, read Arjun Shenoy’s article — IoT: Beyond the Buzz — wherein he breaks down IoT and reveals how organizations can use it to facilitate growth.