IoT : The Internet of What??
Patricia Schwarts

The first thermostatically controlled heating system was built in 1620, and the concept of sensors controlling systems was named “cybernetics” back in 1948. It has been thriving ever since. “IoT” names the ubiquity of Internet and dropping cost of miniature controllers that will allow sensor based systems to grow in number. One wonders that “at the click of a button, office managers can order snacks, turn on the lights, and send out a memo about the upcoming holiday party.” are what come to mind.

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