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What’s an Internet of Postal Things? | Office of Inspector General

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Imagine ordering groceries and having them delivered to a mailbox that signs for them, monitors and controls temperature to prevent spoilage, and alerts you that your food has been safely delivered.

Meet the connected mailbox.

Sounds like something George Jetson and his family might have, doesn’t it? Actually, it could be something you have in the not-too-distant future, given the growing interest in the so-called “Internet of Things” – essentially interconnecting digital networks of physical objects embedded with sensors that do everything from collecting data to switching things on and off.

Source: What’s an Internet of Postal Things? | Office of Inspector General

Written by Lisa.Bowes

August 3rd, 2015 at 1:08 pm

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