When will you ever see a true “internet of things”

A truck, an ambulance, a security camera and an electric fence are just a few of the devices that could one day replace the traditional power grid.

But in the past few years, many have also found themselves in the crosshairs of government regulators.

We spoke with three experts on the topic to learn how the internet of things is taking the world by storm and what it could mean for the way we live and work.

This story originally appeared on HBR.