Most of us remember the “Star Trek” television series. It was like IoT on steroids. By wireless technology and voice commands, screens came alive, doors opened, fully prepared food was delivered. And who can forget those little communication devices pinned to their shirts and that amazing transporter?
Amazingly, a lot of this technology is now a reality today. We have personal assistants that will play the music we want, tell us the weather anywhere in the world, answer any questions we have about people, places, and history. We are about to have driverless cars, and our smartphones can control a myriad of things remotely.
As amazing as IoT is, it is still in its infancy. Already, though, it is disrupting a number of industries. Here are a few of those industries. [Read more…]