Internet of Things: The future of Endless Opportunities
It was in 1999 when Kevin Ashton, an assistant brand manager at the Proctor & Gamble Company first used the phrase “Internet of Things” as a title of one of his presentations. As a ploy to garner executive attention, he tried to link the idea of RFID in P&G’s supply chain to the then red-hot topic of the internet. But in the dubious process, he summed up an important insight---one that a decade (and counting) later has become a tile of everything, from an article in the Scientific American to the name of a European Union Conference.
So what exactly is ...