The Internet has already brought hundreds of millions of people together and created connections that were never before possible -- but this is just the beginning. The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming, and life as we know it will be transformed.
IoT will connect practically every object to the Internet, equipping everything from furniture and doors to food and toiletries with sensors to measure and send data to the cloud. In other words, everything will be “smart.”
The implications of IoT are huge: The entire planet will become a unified, brain-like system. It sounds like a far-off, futuristic concept, but IoT is imminent, and entrepreneurs should be excited. Here’s why: