—Research study on the Internet of Things and
Smart Things has been going on for more than a decade and
reaches back to Mark Weiser’s original dream of ubiquitous
computing. Bruce Sterling recently popularized the idea of
Smart Objects and the IoT. Smart Things is another paradigm
shift in IT world. Smart Things are the things that are having
embedding smartness or intelligence, identification, automation,
monitoring and controlling calibre. Smart Things are assisting
human life a lot, nowadays without their applications life is
becoming cumbersome. This paper exhibits systematically on
Internet, Things, and then explores on Internet of Things and
finally Smart Things from researchers’, and corporate’s
perspective. Moreover, this article focuses on the state of Smart
Things and its applications. This in turn would help the new
researchers, who want to do research in this IoT domain.
—Internet, things, Internet of Things, IoT, smart
things, Pachube, Nabaztag.
Somayya Madakam is with Information Technology Applications Group
at National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India
Cite: Somayya Madakam, "Internet of Things: Smart Things," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 250-253, 2015.