Get Ready for IoT By Bob Rhubart Challenges and opportunities in the Internet of Things

The term Internet of Things was coined in 1999 by Kevin Ashton, cofounder of the Auto-ID Center, an RFID research project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since then the Internet of Things concept – now often referred to as IoT – has evolved. In the twenty-first century, “IoT is really about intelligent devices talking to enterprise apps,” explains Harish Gaur, director of product management for Oracle Fusion Middleware. That communication between devices and the enterprise allows organizations to gather an astonishing volume and variety of data that can be of equally astonishing value in serving the needs of human beings in new and innovative ways.

But as with any innovative technological wrinkle, launching an IoT initiative involves more than flipping a switch, and there are important considerations. One such consideration is the lack of standard protocols for communication among all those devices. “Similar to earlier days on the internet, there are too many standards for device communication, messaging protocols, app development frameworks, and reference models,” says Gaur. Read the complete article here.
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