In the spring semester 2020 four BCIT Computer Systems Technology (CST) Diploma students learned how the Internet of Things (IoT) can collect and exchange data. Through a four-week Industry Sponsored Student Projects (ISSP) project the students worked with their clients Jonathan Bassan, Director Internet of Things, and School of Computing and Academic Studies Faculty Advisor Pat McGee on how IoT sensors can transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.
Centre for Internet of Things (IoT)
BCIT launches the Centre for the Internet of Things (IoT)
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the billions of physical devices around the world that are connected to the Internet and responsible for collecting and sharing data. IoT is making the world more intelligent and responsive by bridging the digital and physical universes.
As part of this important digital transformation, BCIT is introducing Centre for the Internet of Things (Centre for IoT). The Centre for IoT allows BCIT to be at the forefront of this emerging technology with advanced hands-on education and training, industry collaborations, and research.
Internet of Things
Bridging the Physical & Digital Worlds
The Internet of Things, or IoT, refers to the billions of physical devices around the world that are now connected to the Internet, all collecting and sharing data. Connecting all these different objects and adding sensors to them adds a level of digital intelligence to devices, enabling them to communicate real- time data without involving a human being. The IoT is making the fabric of the world around us smarter and more responsive, bridging the physical and digital worlds.
IoT is a digitally managed system that allows you to easily and securely connect, manage, and collect data from millions of globally dispersed devices. IoT, in combination with other cloud services, provides a complete solution for collecting, processing, analyzing, and visualizing real world data in real time to support improved operational efficiency. Combined with AI, 5G & Cybersecurity, it is the platform enabling future concepts such as Smart Cities, Digital Health, Industry 4.0 & Smart Transportation.
IoT is making the fabric of the world around us smarter and more responsive, bridging the digital and physical universes. Opportunities are limitless spanning education, industry and research.