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Internet of things

Syllabification: Inter·net of things

Definition of Internet of things in English:

noun

A proposed development of the Internet in which everyday objects have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive data: if one thing can prevent the Internet of things from transforming the way we live and work, it will be a breakdown in security
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  • The internet of things promises to reshape our lives as fundamentally as the introduction of the railway, but with less public consent or even debate about its arrival.
  • He also envisions an "Internet of Things" that will link every item sold, from a can of Pepsi to an Armani dress shirt, to its own Web page, tracking it from manufacturer to warehouse to transport and beyond.
  • The internet of things is likely to extend into the home, with a range of IP-enabled appliances: smoke detectors, fridges, microwaves, boilers - almost anything that is at present connected to the power grid is expected to get an IP address sometime in the future.

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