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This technology will have a profound effect on the fashion industry

August 3rd, 2021

by Richard Kestenbaum

Your smartphone has already made you familiar with what’s called an “Operating System.” An operating system lets the apps to talk to the device. You know it as either Apple AAPL -0.4% iOS or Android. Conceptually, an operating system is a simple idea: a series of rules that software uses to interact with other software and hardware.


Now the concept of operating systems is moving beyond software and being applied to physical things; that’s called the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT allows previously separate objects, like your lights or air conditioning, to communicate with other devices. You have seen IoT when an Alexa device adjusts room lights or garage doors or temperature settings. Over time, there will be a lot more such interaction between devices and things; operating systems facilitate those interactions... (Read more)

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