Counting the Internet of things in real time

For extreme numbers people who might want to track things as they connect to the Internet, Cisco has created the Internet of Everything Connections Counter.

Cisco loves the Internet of things. After all, the company is in the business of selling software and hardware to help enable what it says will be 50 billion things connected to the Internet by 2020.

Things include billions of sensor-packed mobile devices, coffeemakers, cardiac monitors, cars, roads, parking meters, supermarket shelves, cattle, thermostats, and skin, just to name a few. By Cisco’s count, 50 billion things are just 2.7% of all the things that will be on the planet in 2020.

According to Cisco’s latest revelations, 80 things per second are connecting to the Internet, and by 2020, 250 things will connect each second. For people who want to keep track of the number in “real time,” the company created the Cisco Internet of Everything (IoE) Connections Counter.

Link:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-57596162-76/counting-the-internet-of-things-in-real-time/