Amanda Eversole: We’ve been talking about the Internet of Things all wrong

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next wave of technology, connecting some 50 billion devices, with the potential to unleash significant economic growth across the country and the world.  But in Washington, D.C., the concept of the Internet of Things has yet to really win hearts and minds.

At the Center for Advanced Technology & Innovation, we wondered why?  That’s why we recently undertook a research initiative -- partnering with Zogby Analytics -- to determine whether there’s a baseline understanding of the products and the economic opportunity. The results were surprising.