Science fiction gives us a glimpse of the future. Many futures, in fact. Through the eyes of such cultural visionaries as Kubrick, Asimov and Roddenberry, we’re able to peak through to the worlds of tomorrow, to the tools and toys of decades hence.
The internet of things holds many promises.
Per the OECD, IoT has the potential to impact “almost all major economic sectors: health, education, agriculture, transportation, manufacturing, [and] electric grids” through a combination of network connectivity, widespread sensor placement, big data analysis, and machine learning.