The Internet of Things in a nutshell
IOT simply enables a digitally connected universe using everyday physical devices. These devices are connected via the internet, sensors and other hardware that allow communication and control via the web.
IOT makes devices smarter by capturing and processing data over the internet, allowing the devices to communicate with with other devices and create greater value.
How does IoT work?
Devices have sensors that collect data
The collected data is then shared via cloud and integrated with software
The software then analyses and transmits the data to users via app or website enabling action
The Importance of IoT
The internet of things enables convenience and automation at home or in business. IOT helps companies automate processes and reduce labour costs. It helps in improving efficiency and offers transparency in consumer transactions.
General Benefits of IoT to Organizations
The Internet of Things offers various benefits to organizations. Some of the most common benefits of IOT in business are -
Enhance employee productivity
Helps make better business decisions
Generate more revenue
Monitor Overall business processes
Increase overall efficiency
IoT in Healthcare
Healthcare sectors are adapting new technology and IOT is helping to great extent -
Helps patients get connected to doctors via remote monitoring & virtual assistants
Optimizes manufacturing of pharmaceuticals
Reduces the cost of healthcare
Helps maintain quality control
IoT in Agriculture
IOT sensors collect vital information like-crop health, temperature, humidity and other parameters
Reduces wastage and Saves cost
IOT sensors reduce the usage of fertilizers and pesticides
IOT sensors help monitor real time data and increase efficiency
IoT in Supply Chains
Helps manufacturers track necessary parts across the globe
Tracks the temperature of perishable goods and ensure freshness and quality
Improves last mile deliveries and in getting repeat orders
Creates more transparency in all stages of the supply chain
IoT in Manufacturing
Check quality control and increase work flow
Catch and rectify flaws before the product reaches the market
Optimizes the safety of workers, equipment and operations in a manufacturing plant
Smart meters can monitor the consumption of water, electric power and other fuels enabling savings and better efficiency
IoT at Home
Manage all your devices and appliances using a single app such as the Aura app
Enhanced security for you and your family while you’re home or away
Remote control of devices and appliances
Enable energy-efficiency and savings
Smart devices and appliances offer increased convenience and functionality
Insights into your daily home activities allowing room for better management
IOT is growing in every sector with consumers getting increasingly comfortable with products focusing on a range of applications including fitness tracking, driverless cars, smart home appliances, and more.
The power of data and data sharing is clearly visible in the midst of this growth and will continue driving greater value across different ecosystems.