IoT or the Internet of Things is one of the fastest emerging technologies in 2018. It is a network of network of physical devices, home appliances, wearables, motor vehicles. These devices are inter-connected. Their functionality comes from sensors and actuators which provide real-time information of surroundings or take some action triggered by a remote devices which controls it.
Some examples of IoT systems are: smart plugs controlled by a mobile app or smart bulbs turned on or off using an app. IoT systems can be as simple as these examples or as complex as a home security system for real time alerts based on video, audio, humidity, temperature and variety of other sensor inputs.
According to a Cisco report, IoT will generate $14.4 trillion in value in the next decade. The opportunities in IoT are immense and you should be ready to capture them. You may be surprised to know that key skills for an IoT developer are as broad as UI/UX design to data science to security. Here at iDevji.com (iD) we have three different categories in which these skills are divided: Blockchain, Data Science and IoT (electronics) which You can read these articles at your own pace. Follow iD to never miss out on latest IoT developments.