The term Internet of Things is frequently associated with smart home devices--everyday objects that are hooked up to the internet--but the future of "IoT" technology has more to offer than just refrigerators that can tell you which items they're missing.

Some of the exciting capabilities to look forward to by the year 2025 include devices that track personal health and virtual assistants that use artificial intelligence to help with a variety of daily tasks.

The infographic below from software company Aria Systems details the past, present and future of the Internet of Things.