The Internet of Things is such a far-reaching phrase that it can be difficult to really put a finger on what it means in a practical sense. Good examples are the heart and soul of the IoT, to show where it is going and where it is today. This is especially important to the lay-person, who cares more about the final product than the technology needed to get to that point. Additionally, the lay-person is, in many cases, the beneficiary of the Internet of Things. Business and home owners, innovators and problem solvers make up the catalyst for growth in IoT technology, which is why it is crucial that product developers can explain the value of their product and the IoT in general.
DevEx put together a video explaining the Internet of Things and giving some great examples that we love. Check it out here: https://www.devex.com/news/devexplains-the-internet-of-things-89765