The Internet of things is the next big thing in the Internet. The number of things connected to the Internet dramatically exceeds the number of people on earth. The next logical step in the technological revolution connecting people anytime, anywhere is to connect inanimate objects. This is the vision underlying the Internet of things: anytime, anywhere, by anyone and anything. And all things will connect with social networks.
Objects becoming part of the Web. Every device will be part of the Internet and have a Web address. Each device will put messages on the Web, connect to other things in the web and communicate with each other. They will even be able to post messages on Social Networks.
Thus, the vision underlying the "Internet of Things" is to connect inanimate objects. This is the next technological step
connecting data anytime, anywhere.