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IoT is used in different verticals to deliver top-notch automation. Here you have some of the most common uses of IoT.
There are multiple uses of IoT for Smart Homes.For example, the electricity meter with an IoT device can give you insights related to your everyday water consumption.
Do you own a smartwatch or a fitness band? They measure your heartbeats, calories and how much time you sleep. These are just a few examples of how IoT is used for wearables.
IoT helps improve patient care and avoid lethal situations for high-risk ones. One example is the intelligent beds with sensors that can observe vital signs, blood pressure and body temperature.
The most well-known example of an IoT applied to Retail is Amazon. They used IoT to build a no-cashier store.
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The term was coined in 1999 by Kevin Ashton. He proposed to Procter & Gamble to put radio-frequency identification chips on products to track them through the supply chain. Since then, more and more companies have used IoT.
There are 5 types of IoT:
Consumer IoT refers to using technology for consumer products such as smartphones, wearables, smart assistants etc.
CIoT is used in augmenting personal and home environments such as: office buildings, hotels, supermarkets etc.
IIoT mostly refers to large-scale manufacturing plants and factories.
Infrastructure IoT is used to control and monitor operations for urban and rural infrastructure such as railways, bridges etc.
IoMT, as the name suggests, is used for military applications: ships, planes, tanks, soldiers etc.
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An IoT ecosystem consists of web-enabled smart devices that use embedded systems to collect, send and act on data they acquire from their environments.
There are 5 types of IoT: consumer, commercial, industrial, infrastructure and military.
One example of IoT is the application Waze or the digitalized Amazon store.
One example of an IoT device is the smartphone or smartwatch.