The next trend getting traction is the Internet of Things (IoT). This is all about making it feasible for any physical object to transmit data via the internet. We are seeing moves by major players like Samsung with the investment and partnership with SigFox to provide connectivity to all devices through a narrowband cellular network. Microsoft with the inclusion of Alljoyn open source framework in Windows 10, is championing interoperability across a variety of platforms and advancing the vision of IoT.
Providing any physical object with internet connectivity opens up plethora of business opportunities. Most people only think of businesses that have assets in the field as good candidates for IoT. This new paradigm of everything connected could lead to increased efficiency for business processes with automation, new products or services that weren’t imagined. The chart below summarizes some of the sectors and applications with opportunities for innovation with IoT.
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