Central Standard
9:42 am
Mon May 14, 2012

Computer Guys: The Internet Of Things

As of 2008, the number of inanimate objects connected to the Internet exceeded the world population. Experts predict that by the year 2020, there will be more than 50 billion things, from animals to toasters, connected to the web.

On this Monday's Central Standard, we're joined by the Computer Guys, I.T. Pro Thos. O'Brien and Apple expert George Costello for a look at the theory and realities behind the Internet of Things.

TELL US:
Kansas City, what types of physical objects would you like to see tagged for use on the Internet? Do you think the Internet of Things is a step gone too far? Are you a maker utilizing the web to enhance everyday objects? Send us an e-mail here.

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