Abstract: Internet of Things (IoT) is a wide field that has a huge variety of applications. A lot of work has been done in the different fields this concept encompasses such as media, environmental monitoring, infrastructure management, manufacturing, medical and healthcare, transportation etc. This paper is a survey of the various applications of Internet of Things. This paper also focuses on the readily available platforms for the development in this field. Finally, different issues in practical applications have been discussed.

Keywords: IoT; Microcontroller; Sensor; Actuator; Wi-Fi; MQTT, Arduino YUN.