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Beginning Samsung ARTIK: A Guide for Developers by Cliff Wootton

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© Cliff Wootton 2016

Cliff Wootton, Beginning Samsung ARTIK, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1952-2_2

2. Welcome to the Internet of Things

Cliff Wootton

(1)Crowborough, East Sussex, UK

What Is the Internet of Things?

When every electronic and mechanical device is connected to the Internet and has built-in smartness, the Internet becomes a connected web of “things.” For years, manufacturers have been making appliances smarter and more automated. There is a limit to how far that can go, because a human being still has to make choices about which kind of washing machine cycle to run or how long the turkey needs to be cooked for Thanksgiving.

Concept Map

The concept map in Figure 2-1 shows how all the new and revolutionary technologies developed in the last few years ...

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