Andy Rhodes from Dell notes four key technology developments that propelled IoT trends.
By: Judy Lin,Taiwan News, Staff Reporter
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— For the non-tech savvy population, it might appear as if the
term Internet of Things (IoT) popped out of nowhere in recent years, and nearly every company is advocating that its product has caught onto the latest technology trend. But why now?
IoT is not a new technology terminology, in fact, it has been around for 18 years, said Dell IoT President Andy Rhodes during the “Future Technology Trends” forum on Tuesday.
Kevin Ashton, a British man working for Procter & Gamble became the first to coin the term IoT in 1999, but the term only gained stardom in the technology industry over the last six years. [FULL STORY]