Evolution of Telecommunication Services

Volume 7768 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 257-282

Internet of Things

  • Gyu Myoung LeeAffiliated withInstitut Mines-Telecom, Telecom SudParis
  • , Noel CrespiAffiliated withInstitut Mines-Telecom, Telecom SudParis
  • , Jun Kyun ChoiAffiliated withKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
  • , Matthieu BoussardAffiliated withAlcatel-Lucent Bell Labs

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This chapter addresses the Internet of Things (IoT); from the concept and fundamental characteristics to the advantages of machine-to-machine communications, as well as the key requirements for the IoT. Examples of the IoT are illustrated, including their core technologies. Architectural models for the IoT are presented to identify related functionalities. This chapter also introduces recent efforts towards standardization of the various technical aspects.