Internet of Things

Building Blocks and Business Models

  • Fatima Hussain

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Fatima Hussain
    Pages 1-11
  3. Syed Ali Hassan, Sidra Shaheen Syed, Fatima Hussain
    Pages 13-26
  4. Fatima Hussain, Ameera Al-Karkhi
    Pages 27-44
  5. Syed Ahsan Raza Naqvi, Syed Ali Hassan, Fatima Hussain
    Pages 45-61
  6. Fatima Hussain
    Pages 63-70
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 71-73

About this book


This book describes the building blocks and introductory business models for Internet of Things (IoT). The author  provide an overview of the entire IoT architecture and constituent layers, followed by  detail description of each block . Various inter-connecting technologies and sensors are discussed in context of IoT networks.  In addition to this,  concepts of Big Data and Fog Computing are presented and characterized as per data generated by versatile IoT applications . Smart parking system and context aware services are presented as an hybrid model of cloud and Fog Afterwards, various IoT applications  and respective business models are discussed. Finally, author summarizes the  IoT building blocks and identify research issues in each, and suggest potential research projects worthy of pursuing.  


Intelligent distributed embedded systems Smart sensors Smart sensor systems Cyberphysical systems Big data and Fog Computing

Authors and affiliations

  • Fatima Hussain
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Guelph, Ryerson UniversityTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-55404-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-55405-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-8112
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-8120
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