The Internet of Things is a brand new rising topics in the field of Embedded System. It is believe that more than 26 billion devices will be connected through the each other via internet till 2020. then why you don't make your things a Smart Things!!! Don't you??
A demo of IoTs using CC3200 which have ARM Cortex M4 + Wi-Fi on chip.
IoTs Smart Home - CC3200 Launch Pad interfacing with Android - YouTube