The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data.
The controversial service gets denied in its second country so far
Facebook announced that Free Basics, its program for providing free internet for over 30 developing nations, will no longer be available in Egypt.
Developed under Facebook’s Internet.org branch, the service had over 3 million users in Egypt, a third of which were first-time users. The hiatus of Free Basics in Egypt comes just two months after telecom provider Etisalat Egypt began offering the service.
Facebook’s free internet program shuts down in Egypt
We sensors, electronic devices, and software in our day-to-day lives.
The coalition of these devices over a network is what is termed as the Internet of Things (IoT) With IoT being the next (or current?) big thing, we see every technology expert trying to connect their products over the Internet.
Right from medical applications to the mechanical industry, which includes the jet industry to gas pipelines. The use of the Internet of Things is even extended to devices used on farms.