This article presents an in-depth analysis of the
current and future Internet of Things (IoTs) technologies
and applications. A brief overview of the significance of
the current state of IoT technologies is discussed. The
article examines emerging technologies and techniques
such as 5G, edge computing, and AI, that will continue to
transform ongoing IoT applications. The article explores
the applications of IoT in various industries such as
healthcare, transportation, smart cities, and agriculture.
The article highlights the security and privacy concerns
and solutions to IoT applications in different domains.
This article offers some unique predictions on IoT growth
in the next 5–10 years and a final discussion on the roles of
IoT technologies in enabling Industry 4.0.
Keywords : Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, Edge computing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Healthcare, Smart Cities, Agriculture, Security, Privacy, Predictions.