Internet of things or IOT technology is being used extensively for various applications. Its purpose is to gather data from sensor equipped devices and then send that data over the Internet to specified destinations. A wide range of real-world problems are being solved with this technology. Residential users can connect their security cameras, alarms and monitoring systems to the Internet. The visuals and other data from these devices can be accessed from anywhere in the world. IOT enabled devices are used extensively in commercial, industrial and agricultural industries.
Transporters connect their fleet of vehicles with GPS enabled devices that keep sending location data continuously. Critical goods transported by them are connected to some IOT systems. This solution is useful in preventing the spoilage of fresh produces, food and beverage products, and medicines during transportation. Warehouses and storage centers have such systems. Their customers receive regular updates on the condition of their goods. Farmers use IOT equipped systems to control water irrigation. They can monitor various aspects of farming. IOT solutions improve productivity, efficiency and cost-effectiveness.