How The Internet Of Things Will Transform Everything – According To IT Experts (readwriteweb)
A new survey of IT decision makers by SAP and Harris Interactive reithat the
rise of machine to machine (M2M) communications – more commonly referred to as
the “Internet of Things” – is on the cusp of transforming our homes, our
cities and how business is conducted.
How, you ask?
* By leveraging Big Data and real-time analytics to improve parking and
traffic flow, which could reduce pollution and traffic accidents as well.
* By managing all the gadgets in our homes, from lights, computers and
smartphones down to our coffeemaker and garage door. Wake up, the coffee is
brewing, the house is heated, the car already knows the best route to work and
the news we need is showing on the screen of our choice – prioritized,
* Connected cars, roads and smartphones will guide us to the nearest open
parking spot – and bill us automatically.
This Internet of Things will also let businesses increase “efficiency,
productivity and collaboration,” as it delivers real-time data and _insight_
when and where it’s most needed, including to a widely dispersed, highly
Buried within the survey results are such nuggets as:
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