Smart Internet of Things (IoT) Applications

Smart Internet of Things (IoT) Applications

Rahul Verma (Mewar University, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9199-3.ch003
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The internet of things (IoT) is the new buzzword in technological corridors with most technology companies announcing a smart device of sorts that runs on internet of things (IoT). Cities around the world are getting “smarter” every day through the implementation of internet of things (IoT) devices. Cities around the world are implementing individual concepts on their way to becoming smart. The services are automated and integrated end to end using internet of things (IoT) devices. The chapter presents an array of internet of things (IoT) applications. Also, cyber physical systems are becoming more vulnerable since the internet of things (IoT) attacks are common and threatening the security and privacy of such systems. The main aim of this chapter is to bring more research in the application aspects of smart internet of things (IoT).
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The broad set of applications for Internet of Things (IoT) devices (Vongsingthong & Smanchat, 2014) is frequently partitioned into customer, commercial, industrial, and infrastructure spaces (Business Insider, 2015; Perera et al., 2015).

Consumer Applications

A developing portion of Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets are made for consumer use, including appliances with remote monitoring capabilities, connected health, wearable technology, home automation / smart home, and connected vehicles (, 2016).

  • Smart Home: Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets are a portion of the bigger concept of domestic mechanization, which can incorporate media and security systems, heating and air conditioning, lighting (Kang et al., 2017; Meola, 2016). Long term benefits might incorporate energy savings by automatically guaranteeing lights and electronics are turned off.

  • Elder Care: One key application of smart home is to supply help for crippled and elderly people. These domestic frameworks utilize assistive innovation to suit an owner's particular disabilities (Demiris & Hensel, 2008). Voice control can help clients with mobility and sight restrictions whereas alert frameworks can be associated straightforwardly to Cochlear imparts worn by hearing impaired users (Aburukba et al., 2016). They can moreover be prepared with extra security highlights. These highlights can incorporate sensors that screen for medical crises such as falls or seizures (Mulvenna et al., 2017). Smart domestic innovation connected in this way can give clients with more opportunity and a better quality of life (Demiris & Hensel, 2008).

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