Abstract: Internet of Things (IoT) is the emerging trend in the field of Technology. This technology has the potential to revolutionize the way of living in future. It represents the first true evolution of internet. Internet of Things (IoT) aims to connect intelligent communicating ‘things’, which are assigned an IP address, to internet and makes one thing to communicate with other thereby providing remote sensing and control. IoT devices are ubiquitous, context-aware and enable ambient intelligence .It opens door to endless opportunities which might have great impact on our lives. This article reports on the current state of research on the Internet of Things by examining the architecture, applications, security, technologies, advantages and disadvantages of Internet of Things (IoT).
Keywords: Internet of Things, RFID, Microsoft Azure, Zigbee, Cloud computing.