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3. Digital Physical Convergence

Stephen Statler
San Diego, California, USA
Digital and physical worlds collide
Digital to physical convergence is talked about in the same breath as The Internet of Things (IoT). How do they relate and what do beacons have to do with these concepts?

Inputting to the IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon describes the trend where more and more of the objects around us are becoming smart and connected. Low-cost processors and communications technologies such as Bluetooth enable this.
IoT forces us to consider a world where more ...

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