The Internet of Things - The Thing to Watch

Authors(1) :-Bharathi Anbarasan

The Internet of Things (IoT) has gained prominence over the last decade. The driver for the growing interest on this technology has been essentially the desire to add value to products or services.IoT is among the technologies which have high expectations and is expected to reach mainstream adoption in the next 5-10 years. The IoT can be visualized to comprise of a 4-layer architecture with the sensors and other monitoring devices being a key addition to conventional Internet networks. IoT has a wide ranging application potential impacting our daily lives, personal and related to the social community. There are the inevitable risks concerning security and privacy which has to be recognized and managed. With the requisite security controls, drop in costs and prevalence of devices, IoT is bound to give a totally new better way of life.

Authors and Affiliations

Bharathi Anbarasan
Department of Computer Applications, Dr. NGP Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, India

Internet of Things; IoT; sensor networks; network devices; network security, future networks

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 3 | May-June 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 120-125
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET173324
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Bharathi Anbarasan, " The Internet of Things - The Thing to Watch, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.120-125, May-June-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET173324

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