Internet Of Things:

Definition: A concept that is used to refer for devices to an interconnection of several physical objects through a network.

Brief History: The concept “Internet of Things” emerged in 1999, Kevin Ashton used for the first time the term “Internet of Things” to refer to a connection with the RIFD tenology at the Auto-CID center of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Applications: In fact, applications are used to have a connection to the Wi-Fi network to perform its function. Most of these work only with devices that are part of the company that puts them up for sale, such as: to.


1.Kreyos Meteor: Smart watch that can be used with the main functions of a cell phone without having to use the cell phone. Also in races you get a step mark and a record of heart movements. Another “plus” is that you can connect with different social networks to see the publications of other people without having to use the cell phone for it.

2. Amazon Echo: Speaker with an artificial intelligence. The functions that this speaker can do apart from the music is the power to control basic household devices as they can become lights and thermostats. For other functions are the ability to create alarms and notify you of events implemented in a calendar; all this with talking to ‘Alexa’ who would be artificial intelligence is an assistant with which you can perform the task you want only using the voice.

b. Applications:

Smart Home: Basically it is applied to the actions of the home, as it can be the change in temperature, turning lights on and off and blocking entries through padlocks.

Connected Cars: Goes mainly to cars; Actions such as notifying you if the car has a fault, the inclusion of sensors for the location of the car during the movement of the same.



Sanmartín Mendoza, P., Ávila Hernández, K., Vilora Núñez, C., & Jabba Molinares, D. (2016). Internet of Things and Home-Centered Health / Internet of Things and Home-Centered Health. Revista Salud Uninorte, (2), 337. Retrieved from

Resume: Here they want to present a way in which the Internet of things can be useful for health in homes and how it would be carried out depends on the social class of the residents.  

Erick Escobar Gallardo, & Alex Villazón. (2018). Energy Monitoring System and Dometic Control Based on Technology “Internet of Things.” Research & Development, Vol 18, Iss 1 (2018), (1). Retrieved from  

Resúmen: They use the concept of the Internet of things for the retention and manipulation of the energy consumption of the “Renewable Energy Laboratory” of the Bolivian University through solar panels.  

Johan Smith Rueda, & Jesús Martín Talavera Portocarrero. (2017). Similarities and differences between Wireless Sensor Networks and the Internet of Things: Towards a clarifying posture. Colombian Magazine of Computation, Vol 18, Iss 2, Pp 58-74 (2017), (2), 58.  

Resúmen: Here they mention in different facets the certain similarities shared by wireless sensor networks and the internet of things.

Expert’s Twitter: Kevin Ashton:


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