Internet of Things TEDx Talk reaches milestone

Posted by Janice Colmer on Dec 6, 2021 11:01:52 AM

Benson Hougland's TEDx Talk on the Internet of Things and why it matters surpasses 1 million views.

The term IoT (Internet of Things) is becoming more commonplace in the world of industrial automation. The idea of companies making digital transformations and embracing the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) now sounds familiar and part of a typical business plan in our industry. Perhaps that's why this TEDx Talk on the topic of IoT has reached the next level of popularity?

Let's go back to 2014 when the concept of IoT was coming on the scene fast. Opto 22's Benson Hougland wanted to explain the IoT and why it's important for everyone to understand. It's a great take on how IoT is becoming embedded in our everyday routines. This TEDx Talk recently surpassed 1 million views likely because of the relatable content covered in the presentation. If it sounds familiar, it's worth watching again!

Watch and hear Benson cover a variety of applications and share some ideas about how IoT just might save your life someday. 

Topics: Videos, Internet of Things, IoT

Written by Janice Colmer

Janice has worked at Opto 22 for more than 16 years and is part of the marketing team that strives to share new and relevant content with the automation industry. She enjoys books, camping, country music, and spending time with family and friends.
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