The Smart Grid IoT

Authored by: Stuart Borlase , Donivon D. Hettich , David Kranzler

Smart Grids

Print publication date:  December  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781498799553
eBook ISBN: 9781351228480
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The Internet of Things (IoT) has a number of definitions. However, the major tenets of the IoT definition involve connecting individual physical devices with each other, with larger groupings of objects (e.g., buildings), and with people, such that the connected devices are networked and are able to collect and exchange data. The Global Standards Initiative on Internet of Things (IoT-GSI) defines IoT in Recommendation ITU-T Y.2060 (06/2012) as, “A global infrastructure for the information society, enabling advanced services by interconnecting (physical and virtual) things based on existing and evolving interoperable information and communication technologies.”

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