The 10 Top IoT Devices Of 2018 (So Far)

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From Cool Toys To Slick Devices For Work

Internet of Things vendors are providing consumers and enterprises a variety of new devices to interact and play with the world, whether it's to get maintenance information from your car, count how many times you have recited Buddhist mantras, or control a Lego Batmobile with your phone.

This year, the number of connected devices in the world is expected to surpass mobile phones, according to research by Ericsson. That number will reach 18 billion in 2023, the company has said, underscoring how prevalent IoT is becoming.

Now that we're more than halfway through 2018, we looked at the coolest IoT devices that have been released so far this year. The list includes a little something for everybody, from toys and gadgets for the home to products for work.

(For more on the biggest news of 2018, check out "CRN's Tech Midyear In Review.")