IoT has become such a part of the vernacular that for many it’s become a catch-all acronym for every and any digital device on the market today. It’s easy to understand how that could happen. After all, in industries as far-reaching as consumer electronics, healthcare, energy and more data collection and analysis are delivering unprecedented business intelligence, driving operations, performance, and profitability. Solution providers are delivering network-based sensors and embedded systems across multiple sectors. In addition, users are relying on fixed and mobile devices to communicate with increasing trust that they will provide a safer, smarter world.