Internet of everything
Internet of everything

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Internet of everything

1.3.11 Planning for the future

The convergence of the different types of networks onto one platform represents the first phase in building the intelligent information network that will support the IoE. This convergence includes consolidating the applications that generate, transmit, and secure data. The underlying processes that drive this explosive growth have resulted in a network architecture that is both capable of supporting change and expansion. It is this converged network that serves as the fundamental building block for the IoE.

Watch the video of real-life experiences of business owners, government officials, and healthcare providers as they work towards making the IoE a reality.

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MAN 1
I work for a nonprofit organisation providing poor people first job experiences with connected technology to have a better chance in the future.
MAN 2
[SPEAKING PORTUGUESE]
MAN 3
I'm a primary care physician. I take care of patients in very remote communities. Technology allows me to listen to a patient's heart 1,000 kilometres away.
That all sounded really good.
MAN 4
Before the internet of everything, dispatchers could only handle 10 or 12 messengers at a time, because of the constant verbal communications. Now, due to all of our connected software, a dispatcher can handle 30 or 40 messengers.
MAN 5
We installed a sensor system that records the temperature of the air, the temperature of the soil, the wetness of the leaves, and the humidity. And with that we improve the entire spectrum of agriculture.
WOMAN
In San Carlos, parking spaces can already talk to your phone.
[ELECTRONIC CHIRP]
Imagine a future where fire hydrants can report leaks to the fire department before something breaks.
[DING]
MAN 4
The thing that I've always waited to see is the refrigerator that knows what's inside it, so when you're at the store you can ask the refrigerator if there's enough cheese.
MAN 1
I think that, in the future, when I work in my office I can see my family at home to make sure that they are secure.
MAN 2
[SPEAKING PORTUGUESE]
MAN 3
Imagine a future where the pills my patients take transmit their vitals directly to me, where I can monitor their pulse 24/7, sent from a device near the heart to the phone in my pocket.
[BEEPING]
It's about the doctor-patient relationship.
WOMAN
It's about creating places that are safer and more productive, even more fun.
MAN 2
[SPEAKING PORTUGUESE]
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