The Internet of Things, or smart technology, covers everyday physical objects that are able to connect to the Internet or other network structures in order to exchange data.
According to Gartner over 6 billion connected “things” will be in use this year and over 20 billion by 2020. Therefore in today’s part of our ongoing series we will take a look at the impact of the Internet of Things in Education. Continue reading
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