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Changing life as we know it: the Internet of Things and cyber-physical sensing

Several conferences scheduled for SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018 will provide forums for the latest information on systems and technologies enabling -and ensuring security within - the IoT.

13 October 2017, SPIE Newsroom. DOI:
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More than 20 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices are expected to be deployed within the next few years; by 2025, this number may reach as much as 1 trillion connected devices. Driven by growth in cloud computing, mobile communications, networks of data-gathering actuators and sensors, and artificial intelligence with machine learning, this trend will change how we live our lives.

Already we live among connected devices in our homes. Increasingly, we will also wear them, drive them, and monitor our health via the IoT.

More businesses will build, ship, and design products and manage inventory with connected devices. In our cities, transportation, communications, and security infrastructure, and services such as water distribution and energy management will employ IoT applications. Farmers will find many uses, from insuring the health of livestock to increasing crop productivity.

Several conferences scheduled for SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018 (15 through 19 April in Orlando, Florida) will provide forums for the latest information on systems and technologies enabling -and ensuring security within - the IoT.

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