Internet of Things (IoT) is the new buzzword in the tech community but it is still jargon for others. At a TechGig.com webinar, Jyothi Bacche, GM, Mindtree, explained how IoT can simplify and change people’s lives.
“We have moved into an era when it isn’t just the computer that can be connected to the internet, it is also household appliances, security systems, home heating & lighting and automobiles,” said Jyothi.
Examples like a smart coffee maker that can say, read the expression on your face and know how you are feeling and the kind of coffee you need or a smart oven that has the intelligence to bake, say the chicken just like you want it, rare or medium rare
“All this is triggered by IoT – an ecosystem of everyday physical objects connected to the internet and capable of identifying themselves and communicating with other objects in the network. But IoT is more than connecting things. It is about the machines sensing, perceiving, learning and relating the real world needs and then responding at the right time in the right context in the right fashion,” explained Jyothi. Sharing another example, Jyothi said: “Imagine your intelligent fridge sends you.