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Gartner predicts that the Internet of Things (IoT)—excluding PCs, tablets and smartphones—will grow to 26 billion units installed in 2020. This growth, paired with increasing consumer demand for an always-on, connected lifestyle, has made startups and large companies alike bullish on the IoT space. This Blossary is a quick look to understand the related facts, upcoming products and major players in the IoT space that are going to hit homes in 2015.

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BeagleBone Black is a $45 MSRP community-supported development platform for developers and hobbyists. Boot Linux in under 10 seconds and get started on development in less than 5 minutes with just a ...

Domain: Computer; Category: Computer hardware

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like ...

Domain: Computer; Category: Computer hardware

The Intel® Galileo board is a microcontroller board based on the Intel® Quark SoC X1000 application processor, a 32-bit Intel® Pentium® brand system on a chip (SoC). It is the first board based on ...

Domain: Computer; Category: Computer hardware

Arduino refers to an open-source electronics platform or board and the software used to program it. Arguably the device that launched a 1000 startups. Arduino is designed to make electronics more ...

Domain: Computer; Category: Computer hardware

The smart grid is a vision of the future electricity delivery infrastructure that improves network efficiency and resilience, while empowering consumers and addressing energy sustainability ...

Domain: Technology; Category: Information technology Collected Term

Any computing device worn on the body. Some wearable computers are portable multifunctional devices such as a PDA (portable digital assistant), mobile phone, and MP3 player designed to be worn for ...

Domain: Internet; Category: Internet communication Collected Term

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects that contain embedded technology to communicate and sense or interact with their internal states or the external environment. Simply ...

Domain: Technology; Category: Information technology

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