Internet of Things Overview: Architecture, Technologies, Application, and Challenges

Maroua Ahmid, Okba Kazar, Ezedin Barka

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The Internet of Things (IoT) links a wide range of heterogeneous things, where technology is integrated into everyday objects and connects these objects to other devices, people, and services. This chapter delivers an overview of the Internet of Things so that the reader may get a general understanding of IoT. First, we have presented the origin of this technology. Then, outline the basic concepts, definitions, and terms to describe the IoT’s general architecture. Moreover, highly prevalent enabling technologies are summarized. Many IoT applications are discussed, demonstrating the viability of the IoT concept in real-world scenarios. Finally, it highlights the most crucial IoT obstacles that may delay its adoption.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Information Security
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 2024

Publication series

NameAdvances in Information Security
ISSN (Print)1568-2633
ISSN (Electronic)2512-2193


  • Artificial intelligence
  • Embedded system
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • IoT applications
  • IoT challenges
  • Security

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Computer Networks and Communications


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