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When IoT became just more marketing hype shrapnel

Just like Cloud, Convergence and the numerous other marketing terms turned into hype, the Internet of Things (IoT) has suffered the same fate. IoT has become defined as whatever you want it to be from connected sensors to wireless access points. It has become everything, from whats already connected to whats not connected. For years and even decades, a video surveillance camera was a video surveillance camera, but suddenly it has been reincarnated as an IoT device. Now every gadget or bit of infrastructure is tagged as cloud, converged and IoT capable.

The full article was originally published over on LinkedIn: When IoT became just more marketing hype shrapnel


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