Technology has a language all its own, and this is certainly true when it comes to the Internet of things (IoT). As you build and grow your connected solution company, it will be helpful to familiarize yourself with IoT terms as you explore the exciting ways IoT is transforming business. Here are some of the top terms you’ll want to know to navigate the IoT landscape.
Before we dive into the IoT glossary, let’s define exactly what IoT is. IoT makes things easier, but the technology itself can be surprisingly complex. IoT acronym represents the internet of things, a network of devices and sensors, or “things,” that are able to exchange data with other devices and systems over the internet without human intervention. The “things” in an IoT system are embedded with sensors, software, and other technologies to enable them to collect and transfer data. These physical objects range from household consumer devices like smartwatches and appliances to complex industrial machinery.
Here is a list of the top terms we think you’ll benefit from understanding as you begin to explore IoT. For many of these terms, we also have articles that provide a deeper dive into the topic areas. We’re including those links in case you want to learn more.
With this IoT glossary, you have a handy reference for diving further into the internet of things. We encourage you to take a look at the articles posted on our blog so you can read even more about the topics.
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