Internet of Things is also a network extended further into the physical world. The Internet of Things is simply “A network of Internet-connected objects able to collect and exchange data”. It is commonly abbreviated is IOT in a simple way to put it, you have “Things” that sense and collect data and send it to the internet. “Things” refer to any physical object with a device that has its own IP address and can connect and send/receive data via a network. Connecting any device to the Internet and to other connected devices. A network of Physical objects – devices, vehicles, buildings, and other devices. The Internet of Things (IOT) is the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data. IOT allows objects to be sensed and controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure, creating
opportunities for more direct integration between the physical world and computer-based systems, and resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit.