Some of the strangest devices that connect to the Internet now include Walking Sticks, Umbrellas, Shirts, Water Bottles, Tails (for festival goers) and Cutlery. We’ve left the particularly odd items off this list!
Interesting facts #2
90% of consumers are being driven towards the connected smart home trend by better security for their homes and families.
Interesting facts #3
Want a reason to be jealous of South Korea and Japan? These countries have the best internet right now because according to Akamai, the average bandwidth speed in these locations is 22Mbps. In comparison, the average internet speed in the U.S. is 8.4Mbps.
Interesting facts #4
The internet requires 50 Million horsepower to keep running in the current state. In 2005, the broadband internet had a maximum speed of 2 Megabits per second. Today, 100Mbps download speeds are available in many parts of the country. But experts warn that science has reached its limit and fiber optics can take no more data.
Interesting facts #5
5 billion Google searches are performed on the Internet each day! What are all these people searching for?!
Interesting facts #6
You may have only heard it recently, but the term Internet of Things (IoT) has actually been around for almost 20 years! It was first coined in 1999 by Kevin Ashton, a British visionary and engineer.