Internet of everything
Internet of everything

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1.4 Terms and concepts practice

This activity will help you to test some of the terms and concepts you've been introduced to.

Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. converged networks

  2. LAN

  3. WAN

  4. end device

  5. intermediary

  6. people

  7. things

  8. data

  9. M2M

  10. M2P

  11. P2P

  • a.machine to people

  • b.the source and destination of messages transmitted over a network

  • c.interconnects LANs over a broad geographic area

  • d.machine to machine

  • e.collected and transmitted by people and connected things

  • f.physical objects with sensors that are connected to a network

  • g.device connects individual hosts to the network or connects networks to each other

  • h.people to people

  • i.data, voice, and video all use the same network media

  • j.provides access to users and end devices in a limited area

  • k.exchange information, ideas, and opinions through the use of data and technology

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = i
  • 2 = j
  • 3 = c
  • 4 = b
  • 5 = g
  • 6 = k
  • 7 = f
  • 8 = e
  • 9 = d
  • 10 = a
  • 11 = h

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