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Introduction of Internet of Things


Please take some time to read a brief introduction on the PDF, IoT- The 21st Century Problem Solver written by Lana Bozanic below. This will give you a basic idea of how IoT works.

The Internet of Things is developed with the intention to lead a convenient and connected lifestyle, reducing labor and eliminating the chances of human errors. By making the devices connected to each other and the internet, we’ve let devices collect and communicate data and make precise and informed decisions through Machine Learning and Neural Networks (complex mechanisms).

We will explore a couple of IoT applications in clinical cases. First, please take a review on this article, main usage of the Internet of Things. Especially, the top 10 applications of IoT. You will get a better understanding of how IoT is applied in our daily life.

Have you ever used any of the IoT applications on this list? If you can briefly share your experience, please post your comment below.

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