Nest CEO Fadell: Internet of things is a decade away
Tony Fadell, CEO and founder of Nest Labs, speaking at LeWeb 2012.
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PARIS — It will take 10 years before the “Internet of things” catches on widely, said Nest Labs Chief Executive Tony Fadell, whose smart-thermostat startup embodies the technology.
“People think there’s this Internet of all kinds of crazy devices that are going to talk to each other. It’s going to take some time,” Fadell said at the LeWeb show here. “Give it five or eight years and then you’ll see machines talking to machines. Then it’ll be commonplace in 10 years or so.”
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