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The Internet of Things is the network of physical objects like devices, vehicles, buildings and other items that have electronics and software embedded within them. They have sensors, and are networked so they can collect and exchange data. The IoT creates opportunities for integration of the physical world into computer systems. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system and is able to operate within the existing internet infrastructure.
Experts estimate that the IoT will consist of almost 50 billion connected objects by 2020. According to McKinsey, if policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $ 11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025.
Think about this from a mobile perspective. In 2016 more than 1.5 billion smartphones were sold. We’re in a mobile world; a world where your mobile has evolved into the remote control of your digital life. There are 2.6 billion smartphone users today but more than 7 billion smartphones are in circulation among the 3.4 billion people who have internet, even though more than half of the global population has no access to internet today. The accessibility and speed of change is happening in mobile development. People …
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