The internet of things is everywhere, and is set to be an integral part of all our lives very soon.
Even our swimwear could soon be part of the internet of things (IoT), if Vodafone has anything to do with it.
As RS Components shows in its infographic below, the industrial IoT revolution will be powered by intelligent machines, using low-cost sensors and long-range wireless technology.
We reported earlier this week that Trinity College Dublin was the first Irish university to join the LoRa Alliance, an international organisation encouraging the rapid deployment of the IoT.
For a nice summation of what the industrial IoT could mean for you, take a look at this infographic.
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