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Audiovisual :: Internet of things

Internet of things

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© European Commission

7 February 2012

Imagine everything was linked.

By 2020, between 22 and 50 billion devices will be connected to the Internet, providing citizens with an unprecedented array of smart applications and services. Europe is confronted with the challenge of remaining at the cutting-edge of this Internet of Things revolution while addressing the complex policy issues that it raises (privacy, security, ethics).

These short videos give a general introduction and highlight some fields of application:

Internet of Things - Part of our Future (3' 01")

Internet of Things - Student (46")

Internet of Things - Traffic Accident (39")

Internet of Things - Forgot your pills (349")