Are You Prepared for the Internet of Things?

Talking to your refrigerators, lamps, light switches, and laundry machines will soon become the norm. With the advent of Amazon Alexa, it's open source platforms, and thousands of developers creating new skills every day, our world is getting closer to becoming hands-free.


Now that CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2017 has ended, we can reflect on how many appliances and tools that have integrated Alexa voice interactions. Here is a short list of those technologies:


  • Refrigerators
  • Cars
  • Laundry machines
  • Power strips
  • Speakers
  •  Lamps
  • Cleaning robots
  • Baby monitors


The number of tasks you can perform with just your voice is an incredible testament to the efforts and determinations by the talented developers who make this technology possible.


You cannot idly wait for this technology to take over your world. You need to understand it and adapt to this ever-changing environment.


If you own a company or plan to in the future, it is imperative that you remain up-to-date on the advancements of these technologies as they will have direct effects on how you do business. You need to adapt, but also have a team behind you that has had decades of experience being on the forefront of these changes.


Call the PassingLane team at (661) 943-4932 to learn how we can help your business can get ahead of the game, or contact us at