This glossary covers a wide range of terms relevant to the topics and content on the “” website.

  1. API (Application Programming Interface): Interface for interaction between software applications.
  2. Augmented Reality (AR): Extension of the real world through computer-generated content.
  3. Big Data: Large datasets analyzed to identify patterns and trends.
  4. Blockchain: Decentralized technology for secure data storage.
  5. Cloud Computing: Provision of computing resources over the Internet.
  6. Cybersecurity: Protection of computer systems from attacks.
  7. Dashboard: User interface for data visualization.
  8. Data Analytics: Analysis of data for decision-making.
  9. Data Mining: Extraction of information from large datasets.
  10. Deep Learning: Subfield of machine learning using neural networks.
  11. Digital Signage: Electronic displays for information and advertising.
  12. Edge Computing: Data processing near the source of data generation.
  13. Firmware: Software embedded in hardware devices.
  14. Gateway: Device that connects networks.
  15. Geofencing: Virtual boundary of a geographic area.
  16. IoT (Internet of Things): Network of physical objects exchanging data.
  17. Machine Learning: Artificial intelligence learning from data.
  18. Mesh Network: Network structure where each device acts as a node.
  19. M2M (Machine to Machine): Direct communication between devices.
  20. Middleware: Software mediating between other software components.
  1. NFC (Near Field Communication): Wireless communication over short distances.
  2. Predictive Maintenance: Forecasting maintenance needs using data analysis.
  3. Protocol: Set of rules for data exchange in networks.
  4. RFID (Radio Frequency Identification): Technology for identification via radio waves.
  5. Router: Network device that forwards data packets.
  6. SaaS (Software as a Service): Provision of software over the Internet.
  7. SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition): Systems for monitoring and controlling industrial processes.
  8. Sensor: Device measuring physical quantities and converting them to electrical signals.
  9. Smart City: City using IoT technologies to improve quality of life.
  10. Smart Device: Internet-enabled device with advanced functions.
  11. Smart Grid: Intelligent power grid with bidirectional communication.
  12. Smart Home: Connected home with automated functions.
  13. Telemetry: Remote monitoring and control of devices.
  14. Wearables: Electronic devices worn on the body.
  15. Wi-Fi: Wireless network connection technology.
  16. Zigbee: Wireless protocol for IoT applications.
  17. AI (Artificial Intelligence): Artificial intelligence performing tasks autonomously.
  18. Analytics: Systematic analysis of data.
  19. Bandwidth: Data transmission capacity of a network.
  20. Beacon: Small wireless device for location and communication.
  1. Biometrics: Identification of individuals based on biological traits.
  2. Blockchain: Decentralized technology for secure transaction storage.
  3. Bot: Automated program performing tasks.
  4. Cloud Storage: Online storage space for data.
  5. CRM (Customer Relationship Management): Management of customer relationships.
  6. Digital Twin: Virtual copy of a physical object.
  7. Encryption: Encryption of data for securing against unauthorized access.
  8. Gateway: Device connecting different networks.
  9. Home Automation: Automation of household devices and systems.
  10. Interoperability: Ability of systems to communicate with each other.
  11. IP Address: Unique address of a device on the Internet.
  12. Latency: Delay time in data transmission.
  13. LoRaWAN: Wireless protocol for IoT networks with long range.
  14. Microcontroller: Small computer for controlling devices.
  15. Mobile App: Application software for mobile devices.
  16. Modem: Device converting digital signals to analog and vice versa.
  17. MQTT (Message Queuing Telemetry Transport): Communication protocol for IoT.
  18. NLP (Natural Language Processing): Processing of natural language by computers.
  19. Node: Point in a network.
  20. Open Source: Software with publicly accessible source code.
  1. PLC (Programmable Logic Controller): Control device for machines and systems.
  2. Plug and Play: Devices that can be used without additional configuration.
  3. Privacy: Protection of personal data and information.
  4. Remote Access: Remote access to systems and devices.
  5. Sensor Fusion: Combination of data from different sensors.
  6. Smart Agriculture: Use of IoT technologies in agriculture.
  7. Smart Lighting: Intelligent lighting systems.
  8. Telemetry: Remote monitoring and control of devices.
  9. UV Mapping: Technique in computer graphics for texturing 3D models.
  10. VPN (Virtual Private Network): Virtual private network for secure data transmission.
  11. WAN (Wide Area Network): Wide area network covering large geographical areas.
  12. Z-Wave: Wireless protocol for home automation.
  13. Actuator: Device for controlling mechanical movements.
  14. Analytics Platform: System for analyzing large datasets.
  15. Artificial Neural Network: Computer model imitating neural networks.
  16. Backhaul: Connection between a local network and the Internet.
  17. Big Data Analytics: Analysis of large and complex datasets.
  18. CCTV (Closed-Circuit Television): Surveillance camera system.
  19. Cloud Infrastructure: IT infrastructure provided over the Internet.
  20. Connectivity: Ability of devices to connect with other devices or networks.
  1. Data Governance: Management and control of data processes and policies.
  2. Digital Transformation: Integration of digital technologies in all business areas.
  3. Edge AI: Artificial intelligence executed directly on edge devices.
  4. Fleet Management: Management of vehicle fleets using IoT technologies.
  5. IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things): Use of IoT technologies in industry.
  6. IPv6: Newer version of the Internet Protocol with larger address space.
  7. KPI (Key Performance Indicator): Metric for measuring performance indicators.
  8. LPWAN (Low Power Wide Area Network): Low-power network with long range.
  9. Mesh Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi network with multiple access points for better coverage.
  10. Over-the-Air (OTA) Updates: Wireless software updates for devices.
  11. Predictive Analytics: Prediction of trends and events through data analysis.
  12. Raspberry Pi: Affordable small computer for various applications.
  13. Real-time Data: Data processed immediately after collection.
  14. SIM (Subscriber Identity Module): Chip card for identification in mobile networks.
  15. Smart Building: Building with integrated IoT systems for efficiency.
  16. Telemetry Data: Data used for remote monitoring and control.
  17. Thread: Protocol for home networking of devices.
  18. UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle): Unmanned aerial vehicle, also known as a drone.
  19. Urban Mobility: Solutions to improve urban mobility using IoT.
  20. Voice Recognition: Technology for recognizing and processing spoken language.