Internet of Things: Visions, Technologies, and Areas of Application
Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems
Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017, Pages: 83-91
Received: Sep. 11, 2017; Accepted: Oct. 23, 2017; Published: Nov. 29, 2017
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Amine Rghioui, Electronic and Communication Laboratory-LEC, EMI, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco
Abedlmajid Oumnad, Electronic and Communication Laboratory-LEC, EMI, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco
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The internet of things (IoT), also called internet of all, is a new paradigm that combines several technologies such as computers, the internet, sensors network, radio frequency identification (RFID), communication technology and embedded systems to form a system that links the real worlds with digital worlds. IoT is recognized as one of the most important areas of the technology of the future and wins attention from a wide range of industries. Currently, a large number of smart objects and different types of devices are interconnected and communicate using the internet protocol. With an increase in the deployment of smart objects, the internet of things should have a significant impact on human life in the near future. To understand the development of the IoT, this paper reviews the current research of the IoT, key technologies, the main applications of the IoT in various field, and identifies research challenges. In this article, we present the main visions and the scope of the internet of things and the futuristic research and its fields of application. the main contribution of this review article is that it summarizes the current state of the IoT technology in several areas, and also the applications of IoT that cause side effects on our environment for monitoring and evaluation of the impact of human activity on the environment around us, and also provided an overview of some of the main challenges of IoT, and also shows that application of the IoT. This article presents not only the problems and challenges of IoT, but also solutions that help overcome some of the problems and challenges.
Internet of Things, Radio Frequency Identification, WSN, Cloud Computing, Embedded Systems, Smart Object
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Amine Rghioui, Abedlmajid Oumnad, Internet of Things: Visions, Technologies, and Areas of Application, Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems. Vol. 5, No. 6, 2017, pp. 83-91. doi: 10.11648/j.acis.20170506.11
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