Internet of Things

Internet of Things

The internet of things, or IoT, is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers (UIDs) and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

The Internet of things refers to a type of network to connect anything with the Internet based on stipulated protocols through information sensing equipments to conduct information exchange and communications in order to achieve smart recognitions, positioning, tracing, monitoring, and administration.

Characteristics of Internet of Things (IOT)

Market-leading
You will want a platform that is not only recognized as a leader by top analysts, but also by a wide array of satisfied customers. This ensures that the components of the IoT platform are trusted and have achieved real results.
Things-related services
The IoT is capable of providing thing-related services within the constraints of things, such as privacy protection and semantic consistency between physical things and their associated virtual things.
Heterogeneity
The devices in the IoT are heterogeneous as based on different hardware platforms and networks. They can interact with other devices or service platforms through different networks.
Dynamic changes
The state of devices change dynamically, e.g., sleeping and waking up, connected and/or disconnected as well as the context of devices including location and speed. Moreover, the number of devices can change dynamically.
Distributed Architecture
To realize the full value of IoT, you need a distributed architecture that is elastic enough to swell and shrink dynamically. Your platform should be able to run in data centers and on “thick” or “thin” edge devices, and should have intelligence for running advanced analytics and automating key responses at the edge.
Connectivity
Connectivity enables network accessibility and compatibility. Accessibility is getting on a network while compatibility provides the common ability to consume and produce data.