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Living In The Internet Of Things

Many devices nowadays have wireless connection capabilities. Here are a few!

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Living In The Internet Of Things
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In this day and age, consumers are being brought new technology that we have never thought of wanting, or even having! The Internet had created this revolution of new devices that have us staying connected to the cloud for the future to come. This newly created network of devices connected to the internet is called the Internet Of Things. The Internet Of Things has grown so much that hundreds of different kinds of devices are apart of it. These devices have many different usages, such as tracking heart rate, tracking vehicle diagnostics, connecting to our cell phones, etc. Here are a few different devices from the Internet of Things broken down by room or life function.


1) The Living Room - The Living Room is a pretty known room for technology to be in. Whether you leave your cell phone, laptop, or tablet, there's more than likely a TV. Newer televisions have the capability to connect to the internet to use apps such as Netflix or Amazon Video. For those who don't have a newer TV, but want to use apps like one, you can purchase an Xbox One, PlayStation 4, SteamBox, Apple TV box, or an Android TV box. The best would probably be an Android TV box or a SteamBox. These devices will allow you to install many different apps and games to give you countless hours of fun. Also, many Android TV boxes will soon include Google Assistant, where you can ask your TV the same questions you could ask with Google Home.


2) The Kitchen - This room of the house tends to not have a lot of electronics, besides the usual appliances. However, in recent years, appliance makers have been adding more and more technology to their products. Samsung has created a full line of "Smart Refrigerators" that essentially have Android tablets built into the door of the device. Other manufacturers have created kitchen devices, such as June's connected table top oven, Crock-Pot's connected Smart Slow Cooker, and many different other small appliances.


3) The Bathroom - The Bathroom isn't somewhere where you'd think to find Internet-Connected devices. If you thought this, you're definitely wrong. Your bathroom can be fitted with different wireless connected devices. To start out, your bathroom scale. Your scale can connect to your smart phone and keep a weight, pulse, and BMI history chart. You can also pick up a toothbrush that keeps track of oral hygiene. Not to mention, you can get a Bluetooth speaker that can connect to wireless as well.


4) The Garage - Newer cars have been jam packed with new technology. Many cars now have systems, such as Subaru Starlink, or Mercedes Benz's mbrace, that allow the driver to use their smart phone or computer to control their vehicle. Older vehicles can add a module such as Automatic to track different things about their vehicles such as average driving history and gas mileage.


5) The Human - These are the many devices that we know about. Every day, you probably see someone who has a FitBit, Android or Apple Smartwatch. Our phones can also act as trackers and are connected to the internet at all times too. Other wearables that aren't quite known are things like the concept Samsung Smart Suit. Equipped with NFC chips, you were able to unlock your phone or unlock a door with a touch of the suit cuff. Also, Google Glass was a great wearable when it was for consumer purchases.

With the future upon us, there will be hundreds of more devices that will join the collective Internet Of Things, and connect us even more with technology.

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