Chapter 1

The Internet of Things

  1. Introduction
  2. The Basic Concepts
  3. 2.1.   Interaction with the Internet

    2.2.  Major components if IoT devices

    2.2.1.     Control Units

    2.2.2.     Sensors

    2.2.3.     Communication Modules

    2.2.4.     Power Sources

  4. Communication Technologies
  5. 3.1.   RFID

    3.2.  Bluetooth

    3.3.  ZigBee

    3.4.  WiFi

    3.5.  RF Links

    3.6.  Mobile Internet

    3.7.  Wired Communication

    3.8.  Which one is the best?

  6. Current Status and the Near Future
  7. Summary