How IoT can change retail

ANASTASIA STEFANUK | August 14, 2018

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There are many reasons why every upcoming programmer should consider becoming an internet of things developer. First, with the advent and inclusion of IoT technology in the retail industry, the portfolio items embracing this technology have immensely expanded resulting in massive demand for these professionals.Secondly, over the last few years, the retail industry has received the much-needed momentum to enhance sales. Instead of relying on an e-commerce website to boost sales, more and more businesses are riding on Virtual internet connectivity to create intelligent stores, customized shopping experiences, and remote product interaction, which has expanded the horizons of this technology.In this article, we are going to learn what IoT, industries using this technology, and the influence it’s having on the retail industry. Commonly referred to as the Internet of Things, its a system of interconnected computing devices, digital appliances, and objects that have unique identifiers and capable of transferring data within the network without human intervention. Using embedded technology, IoT pushes internet connectivity beyond the typical day to day devices to a wide range of devices enabling them to interact and communicate with the external environment via the internet.

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