Mar 21, 2016
Technology is on the brink. For years the consumer technology industry has been promising the ultimate in connectivity, the stuff that would change the way we interact not only with our gadgets, but also with each other. There have been hints of what was to come in the form of wireless security cameras, kitchen appliances and smart apps designed to interface with at-home tech on the go. The buzz showed promise but sometimes did not meet the mainstream consumer interest that once made digital music players and flat-screen TVs so popular—until now.
A number of factors have merged to create an ideal atmosphere for the Internet of Things (IoT) to truly flourish, including the growth of mobile networks, the lower cost of hardware, emerging business models and the popularity of smartphones. The promise of true inter-connectivity was notable at this year’s CES where more products than ever showcased wireless and Bluetooth capabilities. Not only do these devices appeal to a wide range of consumers—with everything from digital personal assistance and wearable tech to the wired home and the next generation of the audio/video experience—but the key to the kingdom is something most of us already have: a smartphone.
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