Internet of things - Wikipedia
The Internet of things (IoT) describes the network of physical objects—"things"—that are embedded with sensors, software, and other technologies for the purpose of connecting and exchanging data...
The Internet of Things (IoT) - What it is and why it matters | SAS
Internet-connected devices use built-in sensors to collect data and, in some cases, act on it. IoT connected devices and machines can improve how we work and live.