Internet of Things

By 2020, there will be 50 billion devices connected to the Internet. For your assignment watch the Internet of
Things 1 and The Internet of Things 2 videos under this week’s assignments. Jonathan Strickland takes us on
a tour through a living room of the future to see how this “Internet of Things” (IoT) will impact our daily lives.
Please answer all five questions.
What do you regard as the most interesting use of the Internet of Things?
What’s the biggest risk associated with the Internet of Things?
What difference can governments make to ensuring IoT will be safe and secure and is there a serious potential
threat to governments and states?
What effect will the internet of things (IoT) have on our daily lives?
Customers versus Companies—who benefits from IoT?

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Internet of Things

Think about the term “Internet of Things” in which things (objects, animals, and people) are connected to the Internet and can automatically transfer data over a network. Our society is already filled with many examples of “smart nodes”—such as cars, appliances, and entertainment devices—that are connected to the Internet. What are the advantages and disadvantages of developing a more robust Internet of Things and continuing to add more smart nodes?

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