Ioawa Farmer Today: The ‘Internet of Things’ comes to rural America


I’m sure you’ve heard the term: I - o - T.
Frankly, up until about a year ago, I didn’t really know what it meant or how important it was, myself. Still, I’ve been hearing more and more about IoT and decided to do a little research. Here’s what I found:
IoT is short for Internet of Things. The term refers to the network of physical objects — or things — that feature an Internet Provider (IP) address for connectivity and the communication that occurs between those things and other Internet-enabled devices and systems.

Think cars that connect to your smartphone, household appliances and systems that can be controlled remotely, and so forth.