Abstract: The phrase Internet of Things (IoT) refers to connecting various physical devices and objects throughout the world via internet. The term IoT was firstly proposed by Kevin Ashton in 1999.The following section illustrates basics of IoT. It deals with various layers used in IoT and some basic terms related to it. It is basically expansion of services provided by Internet. This section also presents the architecture of IoT. For example, when the household devices of our daily life connect with the internet the system can be called a Smart-Home in IoT environment. The IoT is not just deep vision for future. It is already under implementation and is having an impact on more than just technological development.

Keywords: Internet of Things (IoT), Service Oriented Architecture (SoA).