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What do you mean by Internet of Things. List some important applications.

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IoT is a system of interrelated things computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people being provided with unique identifiers (UIDs).

i) IoT has the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

ii) The Applications related for IoT devices is divided into consumer, commercial, industrial, and infrastructure spaces.

Some of the application of Internet of Things are:

i) Transportation: IoT can help in the integration of communications, control, and information processing across various transportation systems.

ii) Building and Home Automation: The Internet of Things devices can be used to monitor and control the mechanical, electrical and electronic systems used in various types of buildings. This includes public and private, industrial, institutions, or residential in home automation and building automation systems.

iii) Medical and Healthcare: Data collection and analysis for research.

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