Amazon and IBM announced plans to enter Internet of Things (IoT) Marketspace

The IoT is a virtual network of devices embedded with electronic sensors and transmitting technologies. The network helps in sharing information on a real time basis.

Created On: Apr 1, 2015 14:00 ISTModified On: Apr 1, 2015 19:48 IST

IoT: Internet of Things

The term IoT was in the news because Amazon and IBM on 31 March 2015 announced their plans to enter the IoT marketspace.

IBM is setting up a separate IoT unit with an investment of 3 billion US dollars in the next four years.

Amazon introduced Dash Button on its devices which help the devices connect with the internet.

IoT refers to a network of devices which are embedded with electronic sensors and data transmitting technologies and connected over the internet. By using the Internet the data collected by sensors in a device can be transmitted to other networked devices and systems. The technology goes beyond machine-to-machine communications (M2M) and covers a variety of protocols, domains, and applications.

The technology helps in developing smart devices which work using information provided on a real time basis.

 

Take Weekly Tests on app for exam prep and compete with others. Download Current Affairs and GK app

एग्जाम की तैयारी के लिए ऐप पर वीकली टेस्ट लें और दूसरों के साथ प्रतिस्पर्धा करें। डाउनलोड करें करेंट अफेयर्स ऐप

AndroidIOS
Comment ()

Post Comment

5 + 6 =
Post

Comments