Smart Devices

Smart devices, mobile Internet-connected objects, such as cellular phones, notebooks, tablets, and laptops, have become an indispensable tool for many of us. Smartphones have revolutionized communication and changed lifestyles for many people in countries around the world. Laptops and notebooks also have changed life for residents of nations in the industrialized world.

Types of Smart Devices

Smartphones are smart devices, as are notebooks, tablets, and laptops. But other technology has been designated as smart devices, including wireless sensors and actuator networks, and embedded devices. Even thermostats can be construed as built-for-purpose smart devices, it has been suggested.

Quantitative Significance of Smart Devices

Smart devices are ubiquitous elements of the contemporary world, used by people of all ages. The number of smart devices has increased virtually exponentially. The dramatic upward ...

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