Introduction to the Internet of Things

This book offers useful projects that you can build and then experiment with, using the Internet to both receive data from and/or provide control commands to devices. The “Internet of Things” (IoT) is a phrase that was first used in 1999 by Kevin Ashton while he was working at MIT’s Media Center. He meant it to represent the concept of computers and machines with sensors, which connect to the Internet to report status and accept control commands. The IoT, in reality, has been around for a long time, but it didn’t have a name. Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications has been in existence for many ...

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