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The Internet of Things and Sensor Networks

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-70
Number of pages1
JournalIEEE Communications Magazine
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2019
Publication typeB1 Article in a scientific magazine


The articles in this special section focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) and sensor networks. IoT is being embraced by numerous companies across most industries. This transformation is all about the adoption of digital technologies underpinning essential societal and human activities, while at its heart is the digital transformation of businesses. As more Internet-connected devices are being deployed to automate and collect various data, the adoption of IoT efficiently boosts business life all over the world, which is further supported by breakthrough innovations. The latter are remarkable as they employ the IoT technologies to mitigate global warming, save water, increase yields in smart farming, provide a backbone for autonomous vehicles, and many more.