Archive for January 26, 2017
The Internet of Things–or IoT–refers to a vast network of devices connected through the Internet, which often means wireless connected devices. These devices can range from smart appliances, smart TVs, and even smart thermostats when it comes to home connected devices. Mobile phones are also considered part of the IoT network.
Devices within the Internet of Things are those connected to the Internet that can send and receive data. While the term has been around for more than 15 years, it has been gaining in use and popularity with the explosion of wireless networks and the proliferation and sudden rise of RFID tags.
Radio frequency identification refers to tags that use electromagnetic fields to provide a variety of services to various companies and industries. RFID tags are used fo