A Succinct Analysis of Applications and Services Provided by IoT

A Succinct Analysis of Applications and Services Provided by IoT

Sushruta Mishra, Hrudaya Kumar Tripathy, Brojo Kishore Mishra, Sunil Kumar Mohapatra
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5222-2.ch009
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The phrase Internet of Things (IoT) heralds a vision of the future Internet where connecting physical things, from banknotes to bicycles, through a network will let them take an active part in the Internet, exchanging information about themselves and their surroundings. This will give immediate access to information about the physical world and the objects in it leading to innovative services and increase in efficiency and productivity. In general, it may be beneficial to incorporate a number of the technologies of IoT with the use of services that can act as the bridge between each technology and the applications that developers wish to implement in IoT. This chapter studies the state-of-the-art of IoT and presents the key potential applications, challenges and future research areas in the domain of IoT. This chapter presents four main categories of services according to technical features. Some major issues of future research in IoT are identified and discussed briefly.
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1. Introduction

The Internet of Things (IoT) sometimes referred to as the Internet of Objects, will change everything including ourselves. The Internet has an impact on education, communication, business, science, government, and humanity (Ezechina, Okwara,and Ugboaja 2015). Clearly, the Internet is one of the most important and powerful creations in all of human history and now with the concept of the internet of things, internet becomes more favourable to have a smart life in every aspect (Retrieved from http://www.nxp.com/assets). Figure 1 reviews that with the internet of things, anything’s will able to communicate to the internet at any time from any place to provide any services by any network to anyone. this concept will create a new types of applications can involve such as smart vehicle and the smart home, to provide many services such as notifications, security, energy saving, automation, communication, computers and entertainment (Saranya C. M., Nitha K. P. April 2015)(Sapandeep Kaur, I.K.Vinderpal Singh 2016).

Figure 1.

Internet of Things concept


In the IoT, the communication language will be based on interoperable protocols, operating in heterogeneous environments and platforms (Retrieved from http://docplayer.net/). The aim of this chapter is presents the internet of things Applications, Related Future Technologies, and challenges.


2. Iot Applications

Internet of things promises many applications in human life, making life easier, safe and smart. There are many applications such as smart cities, homes, transportation, energy and smart environment.

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