” Recent evolutions in the core enabling technologies for Internet of Things (IoT)-connected smart devices now make it possible to broadly deploy intelligent, “context-aware” environments in residential and business settings. Key technical issues regarding processing power, transmission range, energy draw, data security, and device interoperability have been addressed, opening a roadmap for ongoing evolution in smart products and services. New platforms have been designed specifically for these context-aware environments and to overcome the limitations inherent to previous smart environments…”