Often referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Internet of Everything (IoE), our many interconnected devices create a massive online infrastructure many of us use throughout our daily lives. Our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and even refrigerators make up the Internet of Things. In fact, any device which is connected to the internet makes up the Internet of Things.
According to "Crossing the Chasm," for a new technology to become "mainstream," it needs to cross the chasm, moving from the early adopters or visionaries to the early majority, or pragmatists. Yet some people wonder if this famous technology adoption/diffusion model applies to the Industrial IoT space as well, in particular, to smart energy/infrastructure.