IoT Technologies is a reference and self-education resource for the field of IoT technologies.
Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of physical objects—devices, vehicles, buildings and other items—embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity that enables these objects to collect and exchange data.
The internet of things is made up of billions of ‘smart devices.’ These devices can be both physical and virtual, and make up our everyday world and can now be designed and built with wireless connectivity to be monitored, controlled and linked over the Internet.
The role of big data in the IoT is vitally important. As the IoT market continues to grow, the amount of data continuously generated from ‘smart devices’ will have an exponential impact on the field of big data, because this data will need to be collected and analyzed.
The merging of cloud computing and the IoT is one of the most powerful synergies. By using cloud computing to leverage on-demand computing power and remotely operate software, data storage and application processing capabilities become virtually unlimited.
As the internet of things (Iot) landscape experiences tremendous popularity and growth over recent years, many innovative companies have formed to build out this growing ecosystem. Below is a list of several prominent internet of things technology startups and companies, in various industries ranging from smart home entry locks, to semiconductors and sensors that connect millions/billions of devices.