The Internet of Things: Why Success Lies in Services

The Internet of Things is a fast-growing phenomenon in which formerly dumb devices get chips and sensors to become smart gadgets, connected to a network as part of various cyber-physical systems. Sokwoo Rhee, associate director of the Cyber-Physical Systems Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, is one of the government’s chief overseers of this rising trend.

Knowledge@Wharton: You’re the associate director of the Cyber-Physical Systems Program, which is part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. What is that?

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