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What happens when billions of things are connected to the Internet?

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The scenario below sounds like a disaster waiting to happen, doesn’t it? Maybe not! What happens when billions of things are connected to the Internet? You get an extra five minutes sleep, your coffee is made and your car is warmed up that’s what will happen!

“While social networks (network of connected people) is reaching saturation, the ‘internet of things‘ (network of connected things, as well as things and people) is gaining tractionBy 2020, there will be 50 billion things connected to the internet! Every person, animal, and thing could be connected.” Digital Deja Vu. 

Here’s a realistic scenario from Cisco’s blog:

A realistic scenario from Cisco's blog showing what may happen in the future when everything was connected.

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