Internet of (Moving) Things: Paradigms and Opportunities

  • Ohood Saud Althobaiti Department of Engineering, King’s College London, UK
Keywords: Internet of Things, Internet of moving things, paradigms, architecture, design, security, applications, COVID-19, opportunities


The Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging connectivity paradigm that impacts every imaginable industry. Since the IoT is applied in numerous sectors, for instance, e-health, e-learning, smart cities, virtual conferences, industrial field, the technology aims at influencing our ways of communication and how we operate in each sector. IoT is one of the innovations of significant interest in the world especially during crucial cases such as coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). It is said that the technology will profoundly affect the behaviours of potential users and numerous aspects of daily activities. This paper aims at evaluating the IoT, and at developing a broad comprehension of the technology as well as examine it from a mobility point of view.


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Author Biography

Ohood Saud Althobaiti, Department of Engineering, King’s College London, UK

Ohood Saud Althobaiti (Graduate Student Member, IEEE) received the master’s degree (Hons.) in computer science from the College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, in 2012. She is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the Centre for Telecommunications Research, King’s College London, London, U.K. She is currently a Lecturer with the Computer Science Department, College of Computers and Information Technology, Taif University, Saudi Arabia. She has peer-reviewed published articles. Her research interests include computer networks, cybersecurity, pattern recognition, and quantum computing, with special focuses on security in the Internet of Things (IoT). She was awarded the Reward Scientific Publishing in ISI journal, the First-Class Honor Award from Taif University, in 2008, and the Scholarship for Ph.D. degree. E-mails: &


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