The future of IoT: Altered reality

Things connected to the Internet, or the Internet of Things, will reach an estimated 25 billion by 2020. How did an IT term — and a ridiculed one at that — go from a bit of jargon bandied about at tech shows to the fabric of our lives, seemingly overnight? As technology writer Mary K. Pratt notes in this month’s cover story, insurance companies are already using IoT to make underwriting decisions. Medical device companies are designing products to feed data back to healthcare providers.

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