The Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Tai Wei Lim


There are now billions of devices connected to the Internet of Things and they are connecting with each other. The only criteria that these devices need is an on (O) and off (I) switch to become potentially smart since the most basic capabilities of IoT-connected devices is to be able to turn them on or off. Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) facilitates the linkage of smart devices to the internet. Their embedded chips allow these devices to have computing power. In the future, even objects as small as particles can be tagged with chips to communicate with other devices.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tai Wei Lim
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  1. 1.Singapore University of Social SciencesSingaporeSingapore

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