Internet of Things (aka IoT) is clearly one of the big buzzwords du jour.
For instance, mega bank Goldman Sachs calls IoT 'the next mega-trend'.
The question then is, what impact or relevance does IoT have on video surveillance?
For background, here is the Wikipedia definition of IoT:
"The inclusion of electronics and software in any device not usually considered computerized in nature, to enable it to achieve greater value and service by giving it an ability to network and communicate with other devices."
Certainly, IP cameras fall under IoT, as they are traditional non-computers that have become computerized / networked.
The main thing I find puzzling is that, under this definition, IP cameras have been IoT since before the term IoT existed. More importantly, the shift to IP, and its great impact, is largely complete in the professional space.
That said, I do see the impact / potential of IP / IoT / cameras in the fast growing consumer space.
So what do you think about IoT and video surveillance? Legit? Hype? Where will it impact surveillance? How will it impact you?