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IBM MessageSight Makes Strides Towards The Internet Of Things
2013-04-30 13:03:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Imagine a world where your toilet tells you it´s leaking, or your oven reports dinner is about to burn. Welcome to a world with the Internet of Things — smart, interconnected devices that are periodically sensing and transmitting data. According to a statement from IBM, there will be 22 billion such gadgets by 2020, and the company says it has a new hardware system capable of receiving and processing this smorgasbord of...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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