The Internet of Things is a phrase that has entered common vocabulary a lot more in recent times. The term itself originally appeared back in 1999 but it is only now that we have seen it actually manifesting itself into people’s lives and homes. The internet of things happens when physical items are connected to the Internet and then have the ability to identify themselves to other objects or devices. This can make certain situations that were cumbersome now appear seamless and in effect make someone’s life easier.
This below info-graphic covers the topic of the Internet of Things in the home and gives some examples for the home that are available right now.