The Internet of Things is the internet of the future where not just computers and smartphones connect to the World Wide Web, but all the objects we use daily, from coffee makers, vacuum cleaners to even doorbells. Connected devices that can ‘talk’ and pass data to each other. Proponents say the devices would learn from the processes to drive efficiency and make our lives easier. But what are the challenges? Host Oksana Boyko asks Rob van Kranenburg, the founder of the Internet of Things Council, a think tank dedicated to technological governance.
“Connectivity has become a commodity,” Rob van Kranenburg, the Internet of Things Council founder, says. Cheap and affordable internet connection has made it possible “for the connectivity to leap out of the computer and become attached to your lamp.” / Worlds Apart