About 7.6 billion people will be connected via 50 billion IoT devices worldwide. Business analysts predict it will lead to an economic growth of 4.6 trillion dollars globally in the public sector by 2020. No wonder the Internet of Things has become the buzzword of the decade. One of the first IoT devices was a Coke dispensing machine at the Carnegie Mellon University, which kept records of its inventory and also determined if the drinks recently loaded were chilled. Besides being a pretty simple idea, it demonstrates how the Internet helps us find intelligent solutions to problems.
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