Matt Egan is Editorial Director of IDG UK, publisher of Techworld, having worked for the UK's leading technology media company since 2003. A passionate technology fan who writes on subjects as diverse as smartphones, internet security, social media and Windows, in his spare time Matt enjoys playing football (badly) and singing in a band (also badly).
We explain what is the internet of things. PLUS: examples of IoT vs things that are just on the internet. A guide to what 'internet of things' really means, in plain English. (See also: examples of IoT in the enterprise.)