The Internet of Things, or IoT, refers to the billions of physical devices around the world that are now connected, all collecting and sharing data. Thanks to a very low cost high speed embedded micro controllers and the omnipresence of wireless networks, it’s possible to turn anything, from something as small as a pill to something as big as a plane into a part of the IoT.
Connecting up all these different objects and adding sensors to them adds a level of digital intelligence to devices that would otherwise be dumb, enabling them to communicate real-time data without involving a human being. The Internet of Things is making the fabric of the world around us smarter and more responsive, merging the digital and physical universes.
If you have a product that would benefit from being connected and either controlling, like a light bulb or reporting information like a temperature sensor. All reporting or being controlled from a smart device or website. Call Extron we can help you implement your product connectivity.
Currently, Extron is implementing the latest is MQTT low cost low bandwidth connectivity. Using the globally connected platform thingstream.io from one of the world’s best GSM module manufacturer ublox.com we can help you get your device connected from as little as USD$0.25/month, with low bandwidth.
It has been estimated that by 2025 there could be 50 billion connected devices.
Here is an interesting link to Forbes