Internet of everything
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2.4.3 P2P connections

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Figure _unit2.4.5 Figure 21 Venn diagram of P2P, M2P and M2M connections

People-to-People (P2P) connections occur when information is transferred from one person to another. Increasingly, P2P connections happen through video, mobile devices, and social networks. These P2P connections are often called Collaboration.

As shown in the figure, the highest value of the IoE is realised when process facilitates the integration of M2M, M2P, and P2P connections.


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