IoT Classifications

Matrices Used

Types Included

A Review of Smart Cities Based on the Internet of

Things Concept [2]

Application, interlinks between objects

Considered only for Smart Cities

Home: health, entrteyment, security.

Transport: parking, traffic, emergency service, highways. Society: surveillance, environment, social network. National: utilities, military, smart grids


technique of creating new values and services through utilization of information.

ZIT (IPC,FI and CPC system is not enough)

SO [3]

classification according to the concepts of creator and purpose (creator and purpose)

self-made: personal purpose.

ready-made: industrial company

Smart objects as building block for IoT [16]

Awareness, Representation


Activity aware, police aware, process aware objects

Design and implementation of framework for building distributed smart objects system [4]

Operation based classification

SODD : smart object description document , profile description document (PDD)

User Innovation for the Internet of Things [17]

User innovation and market based innovation (user centered ecosystem)

User-led and market based innovation

Internet of Things Tectonics [11]

Infrastructure ecosystem hardware side (collection of connected devices)

Enterprise and consumer application, industrial automation, entire stack of infrastructure beneath those devices

Corsaro sort IoT [12]

Any application (collect-store-analyses-share)


(CIoT) and Industrial (IIoT)

Web [10]

Based on user advantage

Wearables, Media, Home automation, Smart appliances.

Internet of things ecosystem [13]

With or without IP address internet of people.

Internet of people and internet of things with IP based or not

Classification based on human [18]

Functionality of the technology, industrial or consumer dependent

Embeddable, Wearables, Moldable, Surmountable