Getting Started with IoT
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Introduction to IoT
The IoT Technology
Working of IoT
IoT Messaging Protocol
Companies that implement IoT
IoT Hardware & Software
IoT vs AI
Future of IoT
Careers in IoT
Barriers to IoT Adoption
IoT Interview Questions- Part 1
IoT Interview Questions- Part 2
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Applications of IoT
IoT Consumer Applications
IoT Education Applications
IoT Government Applications
IoT Industrial Applications
IoT Healthcare Applications
IoT Agriculture Applications
IoT Energy Applications
IoT Environmental Monitoring Applications
IoT Transportation Applications
IoT Advertising Applications
IoT Building & Houses Applications
IoT Law Enforcement Applications
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IoT Testing Processes and Challenges Faced
IoT Raspberry Pi Tutorial
IoT For Executives
IoT Thingworx Foundation, Studio, and Components
IoT GE Predix (General Electric)
IoT with Salesforce
IoT Eclipse Smarthome Task, Hono, and Hawkbit
IoT Contiki OS Communication Components
IoT Liability- Data Theft and Cyber Assault
Security with IoT
IoT Identity Protection
IoT Cisco Virtualized Packet Core (VPC)
IoT with Machine Learning
IoT M2M (Machine to Machine)
IoT vs M2M
IoT Project Ideas
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Exploring the Idea
Let’s take a look at some facts about IoT and its philosophies.
The term was likely first coined by Kevin Ashton of Procter & Gamble. Cisco Systems estimates the birth of IoT somewhere between 2008 and 2009 when the things/people ratio grew from 0.08 in 2003 to 1.84 around 2010. The Internet of Things is a network of such physical devices as home appliances and vehicles embedded with sensors, actuators, software, and other electronics. These devices can connect and exchange data, which lets us essentially put the physical world into a realm of computers. This is both easy on the users and lighter on the economy as we can remotely monitor and control them.
With the current rate of proliferation, by 2020, one can hope to see about 30 billion IoT devices and a global market value of $7.1 trillion. We don’t see a reason why this isn’t an exciting domain to pursue a career in.
Recommendations- Government Regulation on IoT
In January of 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) delivered three recommendations in a report it published:
1. Data Security- When designing IoT, companies should ensure perpetual security of data collection, storage, and processing. A ‘defence in depth’ approach is recommended with data encryption at every stage.
2. Data Consent- It should be the user’s choice what data they share with IoT companies. In case of a compromise, they must be made aware of the same.
3. Data Minimization- It is only sensible for IoT companies to harvest only the data they really need. They should also maintain it for only a limited amount of time.