Internet of Things

  • Connection layer for physical devices, such as industrial or home sensors, thermostats, etc
  • Interoperability, security and reliability of IoT systems may be a barrier to entry
  • Will evolve into a Social Network of Things (SNT) where devices can better connect to and negotiate with other devices; see for more information


  • “Smart” power meters
  • Phillips Hue
  • Nest Thermostat
  • Withings