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IoT (Internet of Things)


Term
IoT (Internet of Things)

Abbreviation
IoT

Definition
The IoT (Internet of Things) is the network of physical objects or things embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity to enable objects to exchange data with the manufacturer, operator and other connected devices. The Internet of Things allows objects to be sensed and controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure, creating opportunities for more direct integration between the physical world and computer-based systems, resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit.

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