Internet of everything
Internet of everything

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Internet of everything

3.4 Terms and concepts practice

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

Activity _unit3.4.1

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

  1. actuator

  2. Bluetooth

  3. Cloud computing

  4. sensor

  5. controller

  6. Java

  7. TCP/IP

  8. small business or home business wireless router

  9. Linux

  10. 6LoWPAN

  • a.connects devices on a local LAN with the internet

  • operating system that allows humans to interact with computers

  • c.IPv6-based low power wireless communication protocol

  • d.... required for devices that communicate directly across the Internet

  • e.a 'thing' that measures a physical property and converts that data into an electrical signal

  • f.a motor that can be used to move or control a mechanism or system according to a specific set of instructions

  • g.... servers and services are dispersed all over the globe in distributed database centres

  • h.a popular object-oriented programming language that works on multiple platforms

  • i.... forwards data gathered from sensors to other devices on an M2M network

  • j.a short-range wireless communication protocol suite that transmits data via low-powered radio waves

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

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