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Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly important as smart homes and cities and voice-enabled devices take over traditional devices and change the way in which we perform a search.

What is the Internet of Things?

The extension of Internet connectivity into physical devices and everyday objects. It allows for simple objects such as lamps, appliances, coffee makers, among others, to connect to the internet, and through that connection, connect to each other.

How does the Internet of Things work?

The devices connect to each other through IoT Applications usually installed on smartphones and, as such, controlled by the smartphone. The respective devices communicate with each other through these applications and through machine learning will soon be able to predict and anticipate the user’s needs and act accordingly.

What are examples of IoT devices?

Examples of devices that can be connected through IoT are smartphones, TVs, refrigerators, coffee makers, washing machines, electrical objects (not technically a device). Basically, any object with an on and off switch will offer the possibility of connection due to the Internet of Things.