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Internet of Things: What You Need To Know

GearBrain helps consumers understand how the Internet of Things (IoT) works and the connectivity of all these new smart devices for the home, car, office, and yourself.

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Experts predict the Internet of Things (IoT) can be a 2.4 trillion dollar industry by 2029, but what really is the Internet of Things? According to a Goldman Sachs report on the Internet of Things, the term was first used in 1999 by Kevin Ashton, a British technologist from MIT. IoT connects devices ranging from everyday consumer products to big industrial equipment on a network that enables information to be collected and managed via software to increase efficiency, create new services, and/or provide other health, safety, and environmental benefits. It's also the third stage in the development of the Internet and, according to experts, it will be the biggest. As we have seen, the Internet has led to many profound changes in our lives and to the fortunes of many businesses and industries. The rise of the IoT will almost certainly do the same, and, as before, many winners -- and losers -- will emerge from this movement.

GearBrain's mission is to help you understand all this new connectivity, what experts say about the Internet of Things, and what to expect from this new revolution of connected devices today and beyond. We take a complicated but fast-growing marketplace of technologies and simplify it for everyone. We also help you find, buy and connect these smart devices and systems. Listed below are links to research reports and articles from leading industry publications and organizations that will help you learn about the benefits and pitfalls of a new connected world. If we missed something, or if you would like to share your experiences or information on the IoT, please feel free to contact us at info@gearbrain.com. You can also go to our Facebook or follow us on Twitter to share your thoughts.

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