This paper provides an overview of the Internet of Things (IoT). It gives information how IoT is changing our lives in different fields. It gives brief information for applications in media, environmental monitoring, tag devices, energy management, medical and healthcare fields.

How IoT is improving our life and adding the accuracy and flexibility. This paper highlights the major areas where we are directly or indirectly using IoT enabled applications. How current revolution in Internet, mobile, and machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies can be seen as the first phase of the IoT.This paper also highlights the Enabling Technologies for the IoT and given the information about the technologies widely used in today’s mobile phones

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What is IoT?

IoT Extends Internet Connectivity

IoT - Major areas where we are using applications

Extending the IoT Area…

Enabling Technologies for the IoT


Learning Outcome

Knowledge about IoT and related applications

Target Audience

Test Engineer

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      References & Appendix


      Author Biography

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