MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 100, 201713th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM 2016)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Part 2: Internet +, Big data and Flexible manufacturing|
|Published online||08 March 2017|
Internet of Things: Application and Prospect
School of Management Engineering,Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou Henan 450001, China
Nowadays, Internet of Things (IOT) is growing rapidly, which is used to the extension of the Internet and the Web into the physical realm, by means of the widespread deployment of spatially distributed devices with embedded identification, sensing and actuation capabilities. Internet-of-Things envisions a future in which digital and physical entities can be linked, by means of appropriate information and communication technologies, to enable a whole new class of applications and services. In this paper, the origin and concept of the Internet of things are introduced, and then the potential application areas and the impact of the Internet of things are analyzed.
Key words: Internet of Things / Application research
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2017
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