Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)has been hugely influential in streamlining and popularizing connected technologies, and its expertise in design and refining complex technologies for mass adoption suggests the company could be one of the driving forces in bringing Internet-of-Things devices and software into the mainstream.

Click through the following presentation for a look at what Cupertino is working on in the realm of the Internet of Things.

A cloud connecting many devices.

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Understanding Apple's Internet-of-Things Story in 10 Slides from The Motley Fool