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Mastering Internet of Things

By : Peter Waher
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Mastering Internet of Things

By: Peter Waher

Overview of this book

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the fastest growing technology market. Industries are embracing IoT technologies to improve operational expenses, product life, and people's well-being. Mastering Internet of Things starts by presenting IoT fundamentals and the smart city. You will learn the important technologies and protocols that are used for the Internet of Things, their features, corresponding security implications, and practical examples on how to use them. This book focuses on creating applications and services for the Internet of Things. Further, you will learn to create applications and services for the Internet of Things. You will be discover various interesting projects and understand how to publish sensor data, control devices, and react to asynchronous events using the XMPP protocol. The book also introduces chat, to interact with your devices. You will learn how to automate your tasks by using Internet of Things Service Platforms as the base for an application. You will understand the subject of privacy, requirements they should be familiar with, and how to avoid violating any of the important new regulations being introduced. At the end of the book, you will have mastered creating open, interoperable and secure networks of things, protecting the privacy and integrity of your users and their information.
Table of Contents (24 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell


In this chapter, you've been introduced to the basic definition of privacy and why it is important. You've also been introduced to the new privacy legislation GDPR and how it relates to the basic definition of privacy. You've learned what rights individuals have, what obligations companies that want to process personal data have, what might happen if you do not comply with the GDPR, and how certain technologies can help you to comply with the GDPR.

This chapter concludes this book. It is my hope that this book has provided you with valuable insights into the world of the Internet of Things and some of the technologies involved. If you have any comments, suggestions, or questions, please don't hesitate to contact the author. Contact details can be found at