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Collaborative Internet of Things (C-IoT): for Future Smart Connected Life and Business by Kwok Wu, Fawzi Behmann

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1Introductions and Motivation

1.1 Introduction

This book will provide the reader with a quick overview of the Internet of Things (IoT) as the next technical revolution of the Internet and address its impact on digital life and business process empowered by emerging Cloud Services. The IOE – Internet of Everything is a DOT (Disruption of Things) and agent of change transforming from Internet of People to Internet of M2M (machine-to-machine) to IoT and IoE. Key benefits include improved business process efficiency, productivity, and quality of digital life. The market demand is moving from reactive on-demand remote monitoring and control (pull model) to more proactive services where the services will identify who you are and deliver what you want and when you want. Services will take on a new form empowered by insights driven from data collected in a given target applications.

This book is targeted to:

  • Decision Makers, CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and Senior Executives
  • Communications and Networking System Architects
  • Product and Marketing Managers
  • Software and Hardware Engineers
  • Consultants, Entrepreneurs, and Startups
  • Service Providers of content, utility, security, entertainment, and other services
  • Professors and Students
  • Hobbyists.

1.2 The Book

1.2.1 Objectives

The objective of this book is to provide a simplified approach to comprehend the IoT innovative business model, value, and the impact it will have over our lives and businesses.

Hence, the objective will be analyzed from two ...

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