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What is "The Internet of Things"? A 5-min video explains it...

Recently I had someone ask me what this whole "Internet of Things" idea was all about... and I explained that it had to do with all of the sensors, devices, vehicles, etc. that have become connected to IP networks... and while I perhaps answered the question then, just the other day I stumbled across this video in a ReadWriteWeb article that does an outstanding job at painting the larger picture:

Kudos to the folks at IBM who created the video. Nice job.

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