IoT History

• 1997, “The Internet of Things” is the seventh in the series of ITU Internet Reports originally launched in 1997 under the title “Challenges to the Network”.

• 1999, Auto-ID Center founded in MIT – Keven Ashton

• 2003, EPC Global founded in MIT

• 2005, Four important technologies of the internet of things was proposed in WSIS conference.

• 2008, First international conference of internet of things: The IOT 2008 was held at Zurich.

Internet of Things Timeline

IoT Evolution

Internet of People vs Things