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IoT Absolute Basics – The A, B, C and maybe LMN of it.

Everyone is smothered by news about IoT, “How Cool it is!” “It is going to change the world” “IoT is the way to the future”.

Tech circles are abuzz with phrases like these. Let us quickly skin through the basics of IoT, some popular trends, acronyms, and some amazing innovations by the tech world of IoT.

Are we there yet? A Reality check on IOT and who is actually using it.

IoT or Internet of Things has been talked about a lot. We have been promised smart cars, home devices that talk to each other, warm our food in the microwave from miles away and fly in IOT-smart helicopters (Well not the helicopter bit but since we are imagining innovation, its allowed to let minds fly high).  Cisco IBSG stated that there would be 25 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2015 and 50 billion by 2020. Billions of devices!! More than the number of humans that exist.