The Internet of Things is touted as a technological advancement that is going to change how we run our daily lives. Imagine all your devices from the bulb switch to your sandwich toaster being networked in a way that they can communicate with each other, wouldn’t life get even more exciting.One of the champions of IOT, Jason Hope believes that this technology is the future that will revolutionize how we conduct our daily lives. Tech companies that are keen on tapping into this technology are aligning their products and business model the IOT. Consumers are already utilizing gadgets that are made with IOT in mind. Examples of those devices include wearable technologies such as wristwatches that track someone’s workout activities.The year 2017 has seen the popularity of IOT soar to higher levels. Some of the most phenomenal gadgets in the 2017 IOT space include:
Appliance Controlling Apps
ACP is one of the most interesting applications of IOT. Let’s say you are in traffic and the cold weather sets in, at the comfort of your car seat; you can turn on your home heater so that it can warm the house for you before you get there. More applications include being able to turn lights on or off and drawing your window curtains remotely.
Gadgets such as fitness wristbands can help one keep track of their health. Smart earbuds that are being designed by Microsoft will be able to play music to someone according to their mood. The ear buds communicate remotely with a server that analyses your heartbeat and suggests appropriate music.
Smart Ice Cubes
Smart ice cubes enable one to keep track of the drinks they’ve had and communicate with a car service or friends just in case the person is too drunk to drive themselves home.Jason Hope is one of the biggest proponents of IOT. According to the entrepreneur, the next big IOT gadget might come from him. He says that everyone needs to keep their eyes opened with this technology that has the potential of advancing all the sectors of the economy.