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.. some technical challenges remain to deploy IoT everywhere, like in underwater environments. And as the Internet of Things expands, it is tempting to think of the different ways how IoT can manifest itself underwater. This is where the Internet of Underwater Things comes in.
The Internet of Underwater Things (IoUT) is best described as a global network of smart, interconnected underwater objects that allows the monitoring of vast unexplored bodies of water. Believe it or not, but we currently know more about the surface of the moon than we know about our ocean. Roughly 71% of the planet’s surface is covered by the ocean, a sustained stretch of water that is usually divided into several major and smaller seas. Ocean temperatures determine our climate and wind patterns, and also strongly impact the rest of Earth’s life on land.