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.
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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