What is a smart or better said, a connected city? By 2020, more than 50 billion smart sensors devices, connected objects or embedded sensors will be connected to the internet as part of a gigantic IoT (Internet of Things) network; the fabric of a connected city. An enthralling potent network, constantly generating large data sets, defining a new world where just about anything is virtually connected, communicating and exchanging data in real time.
Data? What data? Your data, my data, the entire city’s real time data. As sensors spread across almost every industry, the internet of things is going to trigger a massive influx of big data. The IoT will massively increase the amount of data available for analysis by all manner of organisations.
Read more: https://wtvox.com/2015/07/what-is-a-connected-city-iot-big-data-and-why-you-should-care/