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Takeaway

  • IBM’s Smarter Planet initiative addresses the Internet of Things and how interconnected sensors can share information that can solve everyday problems.
  • Master Inventor and Distinguished Engineer Andy Stanford-Clark developed Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) as an open protocol for machine-to-machine messaging.
  • People are just beginning to comprehend and deal with the huge amount of data produced by widespread sensor use—but its business applications are endless.

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