Internet of things needs IPv6

Each year at the CES in Las Vegas, they present the newest gadgets and inventions for the eletronic consumer. Many of the innovations unfold their full potential only if connected to the internet. The network of devices connected to each other and to the consumer is called "internet of things" (iot). As we know, IPv4 adress are running out. So, the devices have to be IPv6-capable. 

The other way around: The internet of things will only be possible with a fully developed  IPv6 network. As soon as demand for internet-capable things will rise, the introduction of IPv6 will accelerate accordingly. Three products excited team arin at the last CES in January 2013.

In an earlier post we already highlighted the connections between IPv6 and the internet of things on a LED light bulbs example.

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