IoT Technologies and Applications

  • Yang Yang
  • Xiliang Luo
  • Xiaoli Chu
  • Ming-Tuo Zhou


Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology that aims at providing connectivity for anything, by embedding short-range mobile transceivers into a wide array of additional gadgets and everyday items, enabling new forms of communication between people and things, and between things themselves. This chapter reviews key IoT technologies and several applications, which include not only simple data sensing, collection, and representation, but also complex information extraction and behavior analysis. As 5G mobile networks are beginning to be commercially deployed worldwide, intelligent IoT applications and services are getting more and more important and popular in different business sectors and industrial domains, thanks to more communication bandwidth, better data quality, faster data rate, denser network connectivity, lower transmission latency, and higher system reliability.


Internet of Things (IoT) IoT technologies IoT applications Challenges 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang Yang
    • 1
  • Xiliang Luo
    • 1
  • Xiaoli Chu
    • 2
  • Ming-Tuo Zhou
    • 3
  1. 1.Shanghai Institute of Fog Computing Technology (SHIFT), School of Information Science and TechnologyShanghaiTech UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of Electronic & Electrical EngineeringUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  3. 3.Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information TechnologyShanghaiChina

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