Future Internet: The Internet of Things Architecture, Possible Applications and Key Challenges

Rafiullah Khan, Sarmad Ullah Khan, Rifaqat Zaheer, Shahid Khan

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Abstract

The Internet is continuously changing and evolving. The main communication form of present Internet is human-human. The Internet of Things (IoT) can be considered as the future evaluation of the Internet that realizes machine-to-machine (M2M) learning. Thus, IoT provides connectivity for everyone and everything. The IoT embeds some intelligence in Internet-connected objects to communicate, exchange information, take decisions, invoke actions and provide amazing services. This paper addresses the existing development trends, the generic architecture of IoT, its distinguishing features and possible future applications. This paper also forecast the key challenges associated with the development of IoT. The IoT is getting increasing popularity for academia, industry as well as government that has the potential to bring significant personal, professional and economic benefits.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 10th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT): Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages257-260
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-4946-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event10th IEEE International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology - Islamabad, Pakistan
Duration: 17 Dec 201219 Dec 2012

Conference

Conference10th IEEE International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology
Abbreviated titleFIT 2012
Country/TerritoryPakistan
CityIslamabad
Period17/12/201219/12/2012

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