17 November 2005

UN predicts ‘internet of things’ [BBC]

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Changes brought about by the internet will be dwarfed by those prompted by the networking of everyday objects, says a UN report.

The study looks at how the use of electronic tags and sensors could create an “internet of things”.

The report by the International Telecommunication Union was released at the UN net summit in Tunis.

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