Session 1: What is the IoE?
1.1 Internet of everything
In the first session of the Internet of everything we will introduce you to the internet and how it is evolving into the IoE. The internet has evolved in ways that we could never have imagined. In the beginning, advancements occurred slowly. Today, innovation and communication are happening at a remarkable rate.
Think back 5, 10, 15 years and consider how you and maybe others around you used the internet. What has been a game changer in their lives as well as your own?
From its humble beginning as the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) in 1969, where it interconnected a few sites, it is now predicted that the internet will interconnect 50 billion things by 2020. The internet now provides global connections that make web surfing, social media, and smart mobile devices possible.
Watch how the internet emerged over the last 25 years and take a glimpse into the future!