Cees Links, CEO of GreenPeak Technologies, is extensively quoted in an article about "The Internet of Things Comes Together - All Your Electronics, Connected"
The hype around the Internet of Things is starting to reach a fever pitch. Here at CPU, our inbox has been flooded with press releases about the next generation of smart home devices, wearable electronics, and other IoT products that promise to make our lives easier. But how close are we to a world where the coffee maker is linked to your smartphone’s alarm clock (helping us to avoid those torturous two minutes waiting for the coffee to brew), or where a smart HDTV recognizes when you’re watching a movie and can automatically dim the lights?
The quick answer is that the infrastructure and supporting technologies, such as cloud integration, RFID tags, motion sensors, and software standards, are in place. But there’s still work to be done to make the IoT function transparently in the background. There are also big questions about how IoT devices will be secured. Here, we’ll examine the current state of the IoT and where it’s headed.