Nick Hardiman peers into the future of the Internet of Things. What changes will this evolving model bring? The modern Internet is millions of networks containing billions of hosts. The hosts are computers — small personal computers, big enterprise-size computers, and embedded computers. Digital cameras, MP3 players, and car electronics contain computers, but they are not usually hosts on the Internet. With the rise of IPv6, that will change. New devices will be hosts on the Internet. The Internet of Things is coming.