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The evolution towards the Internet of Things has progressed for a number of years now. We already bear witness to an enormous capacity for interconnecting objects and internal networks. In 2008, the number of objects connected to the Internet was already greater than the number of people on the planet. According to Cisco, by 2020 there will be over 50 billion objects connected to the Internet. This explosion can be explained by the growing number of sensors, processors and communication device components that are becoming ever smaller, smarter and cheaper. We also have more advanced wireless networks that use Wi-Fi technology, radio frequency, Bluetooth technology and Near Field Communication. We are quickly running out of IP addresses on the current IPv4 system. However, there will soon be more “space” on the Internet: since every device connected to the Internet needs an IP address, the new version, IPv6, will allow…

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