IoT has been around for many years, but is now very quickly becoming a reality in everyday life!
The User Experience by it's very nature is paramount to IoT becoming part of our daily routines and objects being successfully linked.
Human interaction will never be replaced but IoT will enhance our lives hugely and, if the UX design of the objects is successful and done properly, there is a big opportunity to break into a 'new' sector.
Matt Janaway talks through some of the challenges being faced.
You wake up to the smile of a surrogate that serves you your morning cup of coffee, with the blend and the brew adjusted to your exact taste. You step into the bathroom, where everything from your toothbrush to the toilet is connected to the Internet. Dressed up, you step outside and your preheated driverless car eases itself out of the garage. It drops you off at the office before parking and plugging itself into a connected solar charging terminal.