Provided by: MDPI AG
Date Added: May 2013
During the past several years, in the area of wireless telecommunications a novel paradigm named "The Internet of Things" (IoTs), which was first used by the researchers in a presentation in 1998, has gained more and more attention in academia and industry. The term of IoT refers to the possibility of connecting sensors, actuators or any device to the internet by embedding computational capabilities in all kinds of objects. It will be possible to provide a qualitative and quantitative leap in several sectors: healthcare, logistics, industrial sensing systems, entertainment, and so on.