Last Updated: 30 Jul 2018 | 5 min read
Internet Of Things (IoT) seems to be too much for some people but in a way, it is quite simple. To put it in simple words, an object placed in the unified network collects data & information from the source when it comes in the same network and later gets transmitted to develop an action. For e.g, a health band that lets you know how much you walked in a day, a way to wake drivers when feeling sleepy on the wheels or merely a message that conveys on exceeding the alcohol intake, etc. Today’s tech world is filled with such tech innovations that it seems yesteryear for these things to be just in our minds and imagination.
But today, IoT has already penetrated into our lives making it more informative, fast and ease-of-doing things. Mostly, IoT can easily be associated with all the things that we add ‘smart’ as a prefix to it, may it be, smart TV, smartphones, and even smart home appliances, etc.
Most of the tech giant companies such as Amazon, Google, IBM are already capturing the IoT market. However, contrary to the downfall of the computer business, IoT is showing a lot of promising areas even though it has just begun the journey. Currently, all the IoT equipment come with an integrated package which cannot be separated but in the standardization phase, all the accessories are expected to interact with each other.
IoT in Smart Homes
No, we aren’t talking about “Clapping Lights”! IoT for smart homes can be used in a much more intelligent way. It could marvelously determine to change the ‘thermostat’ when noticed about the change in weather, or level-up the blinds on sunny days. The home system engineers make use of IoT to design concept homes that are totally depended upon “home automation”.
Smart homes are easily programmable from any of the smart devices such as a smartphone, tablet or even remote controls to adequately manage all the home electronic systems for e.g, temperature, lights, air conditioning, audio, and video.
Moreover, it does present certain benefits for home security as well when it comes to apartments or conventional homes. You can turn on certain systems while you are away on vacation while keeping an eye on the home with CCTV also. Smart home promotes energy savings and environmental care as it allows you to not only shut off any system when not in need but also allows you to control the same based on the weather or schedule.
IoT has an impact on all kinds of aspects of our lives such as in the field of logistics & transport, retail segment, medical & healthcare industry, etc. In all the above mentioned respective industries whether its a patient, driver, etc any professional, IoT is going to change the way human-system interacts. Not only the end-user, but companies also can marginalize the profit by obtaining more information to improve their business and increase customer satisfaction.
The way to move forward is to contact the best mobile app development company that understands your business requirements and have expertise in the same area. Also, it works great in your benefit if the outsourcing company is offering or discussing with you lots of options not only in terms of your organization’s goals & objectives but also collaboratively decide the development model, technology stack, coders & designers involved in the project that relies on the newest but by far seen the most promising technology that is none other than Internet Of Things.