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Explain the technology behind Internet of things (IoT)? Discuss its applications in various industries and sectors.

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.

5. Explain the technology behind Internet of things (IoT)? Discuss its applications in various industries and sectors. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Reference: Insights on India

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 3 and mentioned as part of Mission-2023 Secure timetable.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the working of IoT and its applications.

Directive word: 

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you must debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You must give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by defining IoT.

Body:

First, in detail explaining about the working of IoT. Use a small and labelled diagram for better representation.

Next, write about the various applications of IoT – smart homes, wearable technology, industrial automation, agriculture, smart cities, healthcare, energy management, and logistics and supply chain management. Cite examples.

Conclusion:

Conclude by summarising