Posts Tagged ‘Internet of Things’

The Internet of Things: Benefits vs. Costs

May 4th, 2016 by Sarah Ricard

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration defines the Internet of Things as “the connection of physical objects, infrastructure, and environments to various identifiers, sensors, networks and computing capability.” One example includes the ability to control home electronics remotely through a smart phone app. The growth of the IoT has implications for businesses and individuals that include convenience […]

AT&T and three U.S. metropolitan areas—Atlanta, Chicago, and Dallas—have joined together to establish a Smart Cities Framework using Internet of Things innovations to create solutions for cities. In the first stage, the three metros will show how Internet-connected technologies and sensors can improve municipal services. The Smart Cities Framework adds new services in four categories […]