The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network of physical objects—“things”—that are embedded with sensors, software, and other technologies for the purpose of connecting and exchanging data with other devices and systems over the internet.
Six Leading Types of IoT Wireless Tech and Their Best Use Cases
LPWANs. Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs) are the new phenomenon in IoT
Cellular (3G/4G/5G) ...
Zigbee and Other Mesh Protocol
Bluetooth and BLE
Can IoT work without Internet?
An IoT system consists of sensors/devices which “talk” to the cloud through some kind of connectivity. Once the data gets to the cloud, software processes it and then might decide to perform an action, such as sending an alert or automatically adjusting the sensors/devices without the need for the use
Is IoT a network?
The word does not refer to the Internet itself. In short, you could say the Internet for Things focuses on the Internet while the IoT focuses on the devices (Things). But IoT connectivity can be cumbersome.True IoT solutions should allow direct access to any device from any device.
four main IOT components