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There isn't really any official definition of an IoT device that is accepted by everyone, but at least some manufacturers seem to be producing drones with the express intention of them being IoT devices. This article from Network World, entitled Drones are part of the Internet of Things, drone maker says states: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones as ...


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The IoT-GSI (The Global Standards Initiative on Internet of Things) doesn't mention any stance on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), however they defined the IoT as "the infrastructure of the information society." (ITU-T Y.2060). So any physical device embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivitywiki with their support of ...


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Possibly they fall under the more general, top-level groups of the "Internet of Everything". This groups includes the Internet of things but is more broad and includes devices such as PCs, tablets, industrial computers and so on. A drone is bit more complex than the accepted definition of a thing in the IoT allows for. For IoT think fridges, water heaters, ...


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The flying Drones can be considered as IoT. A very good examples is the Intel drones equipped with sensors that are being used in Cricket for pitch analysis. Following is key snippet from the Intel Newsroom article: In a first at the Champions Trophy, the Intel® Falcon™ 8 Drone, equipped with high-definition and infrared cameras will be used for advanced ...


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