Connected Devices

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Connected Devices may refer to:

  • Internet of Things (IoT), describes a world in which objects that form part of our everyday lives can communicate through various networks.
  • Web of Things (WoT), is a term used to describe approaches, software architectural styles and programming patterns that allow real-world objects to be part of the World Wide Web.
  • Smart device, is an electronic device, generally connected to other devices or networks via different wireless protocols such as Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi, 3G, etc., that can operate to some extent interactively and autonomously.
  • Home automation devices (or smart home devices), the residential extension of building automation and involves the control and automation of lighting, heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), appliances, and security.
  • Mobile device, is a small computing device, typically small enough to be handheld (and hence also commonly known as a handheld computer or simply handheld).
  • Mobile Internet device, is a multimedia-capable mobile device providing wireless Internet access.
  • Wearable computers, also known as body-borne computers or wearables are miniature electronic devices that are worn under, with or on top of clothing.
  • Smart environment
  • Smart grid
  • Indoor positioning system