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Father of the 'Internet of Things' Blasts Hype

Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015

Kevin Ashton – the British sensor expert who coined the term ‘Internet of Things’ – laments the popular perception of IoT as “smart” toasters and fridges.

Presenting a keynote address at ACS Reimagination 2015, Ashton sought to reframe the conversation – and therefore direction – of the Internet of Things (IoT) from novelty sensing to applications that could have macroeconomic impact.

“Here’s what the Internet of Things is: when you think about this world of connected stuff, we live in this world full of potential information,” Ashton said.

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