The Internet of things (IoT) has become a huge hit with consumers, enjoying seamless connectivity so much, that they now look forward to more innovation. Instant IoT is the next evolution of the cutting-edge technology.
IoT is no longer a simple buzzword with more devices connected to each other. It has already changed the landscape for many businesses, and its impact seems to be a long-lasting one. Whether it is in healthcare, retail, transportation, marketing, or manufacturing, IoT is changing the game in every single industry.
The term ‘things’ in IoT refers to all the smart systems that can represent themselves digitally over a vast network that can spread across the globe. IoT encompasses a combination of sensors, connectivity, people, and processes. While a significant percentage of businesses worldwide are experimenting with IoT, there’s a lot of new stuff around the technology that remains unexplored.
These days, people have fostered the belief the faster, the better, the same statement applies to the Internet of Things. Speed and instant delivery seem to be ruling the game. Therefore, a new concept around IoT has come into the picture as well. This concept is instant IoT, which tries to keep up with the demand for speed.
The older generation of ‘smart devices’ were smart enough to communicate and provide information so far. But the next generation of devices are expected to act smarter by delivering powerful real-time insights.
IoT uses connectivity to transform business processes in various industries. It can increase efficiency and reliability along with reducing operational energy and maintenance costs. A significant population of the world can track or use health indicators picked by IoT devices on a healthcare network, which can revolutionize the entire healthcare industry. IoT has helped the real estate industry in creating conscious homes that take care of daily routine tasks like controlling lights and other home appliances for a comfortable lifestyle. In the retail industry, IoT helps in analyzing consumer data to provide a better consumer experience. The supply chain sector uses IoT to track the movement of goods from one place to another.
Instant IoT ensures that smart things communicate data faster than ever. Smart systems with instant IoT have a more sophisticated embedded technology. Instant IoT can create a virtual platform to communicate data between devices. This approach helps save time and effort that goes in checking for compatibility between the various IoT devices and the networking platform.
An American based electrical engineering consultancy has used the concept of instant IoT recently, by coming up with an instant IoT development platform. It is an integrated platform with all the necessary tools gathered from an IoT prototype suite, which is ready for use in 30 minutes!
Instant IoT has a promising future. It will continue to grow exponentially as more and more businesses incorporate this technology. Let’s hope that the ideas once in our thoughts will become a full-fledged business reality with instant IoT.
Naveen is the Founder and CEO of Allerin, a software solutions provider that delivers innovative and agile solutions that enable to automate, inspire and impress. He is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of experience, with extensive experience in customizing open source products for cost optimizations of large scale IT deployment. He is currently working on Internet of Things solutions with Big Data Analytics. Naveen completed his programming qualifications in various Indian institutes.