How Massive IOT is Changing the World (THALES)


The world’s largest living organism is not an elephant or a whale. No, it’s a fungus located in Oregon’s Blue Mountains. The fungus has vast underground tendrils that spread out across 3.4 square miles (8.8 km 2), and is estimated to be up to 8,500 years old. For a few weeks a year, it produces mushrooms that poke out of the soil. Oregon’s ‘humongous fungus’ is a connected network that transmits information to a number of nodes across a vast and mostly invisible terrain. Remind you of anything? Yes, it is like nature’s own Internet of Things. More precisely, it’s like nature’s Massive IoT. So what exactly is the Massive IoT – and how is it different to other types of IoT?

Read more here

Related articles

Recent articles