Is Apple an Internet of Things pioneer?
The Internet of Things, simply referred to as IoT, comprises everything that is connected to the World Wide Web.
12:51 08 August 2018
It’s basically a system of interconnected devices, whether mechanical or digital. By the end of 2020, there will be more than 20 billion devices connected to the Internet. You can think of the Internet of Things as a global infrastructure that relies upon and practical information, as well as communication technologies. With the single touch of a button, you can adjust your home’s thermostat or change the light bulb color so as to match your mood.
The iPhone was the very first IoT device. It’s interesting to note that people aren’t so familiar with this device as they are with the Apple Watch. Millions of consumers have already begun shopping for Apple timepieces. The question now is – will the company save the Internet of Things? We might never know the answer to this question. The only thing that we’re sure about is the fact that Apple is genuinely an IoT pioneer. This is surprising taking into consideration that Apple isn’t even an Internet of Things company. Please continue reading to find out more.
Revealing new opportunities regarding connectivity
It seems that no matter what Apple does, it manages to do it right. Take for example the Internet of Things. The iPhone was the first mobile device on the market to demonstrate the power of connected sensors. Thanks to this ingenious device, companies like Uber were able to gather significant amounts of data with the help of a remote application, thus figuring out where people wanted to go and why. At present, leveraging data from personal devices isn’t something unusual. Yet, back in the days, it was a novelty. Over the years, people have gotten used to using their personal devices to escape from the world. They aren’t happy that their personal data is collected, but individuals do like receiving valuable services.
What is with the Apple Watch?
Seiko Presage watches are very popular nowadays and this is quite understandable. They are incredibly stylish, not to mention long lasting. The Apple Watch is the only timepiece more popular than the Seiko Presage watch. Speaking of the Apple Watch, it has an unspecified battery life, it gently slips under the sleeve, and has a good price tag. The smart watch is getting smarter and smarter if that is even possible. What you need to know is that this timepiece is capable of identifying where you are, what you’re doing, and how you’re feeling. And it’s important not to forget that it’s a fashion statement. Put simply, the Apple Watch is an incredible thing.
The only way to look at the Apple Watch is like an IoT device. If you haven’t ever worn a wearable computer, you should start now. Why? Because it will make your life more fulfilling. Don’t you want an accessory that is capable of guessing your innermost desires? Of course, you do. Keep in mind that the Internet of Things is the big prize.