Mass adoption of connected home devices may not be too far off. Ipsos focused in on the popular topic of home automation in its latest installment of the Canadian Interactive Trends Report, a quarterly syndicated study. Looking at interest, attitudes, and behaviours toward home automation among Canadian households, the study found that significant opportunities are just around the corner, but consumers need to understand the true value of home automation first.
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Envisioning and Achieving the Internet of Things Potential By 2020, the amount of Internet-connected things will reach 50 billion, with $19 trillion in new profits and cost savings coming from IoT over the next decade, according to Cisco Systems.* These IoT devices will generate a staggering amount of data and stimulate tremendous business opportunities for companies across a range of market verticals. Now is the time for organizations to position themselves for success. The 2nd Annual IoT Global Innovation Forum, June 14-16, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain, will bring together leading technology innovators, business strategists and senior executives from around the world for two days of focused networking and information sharing at the IoT cutting edge. Expert speakers will discuss the latest applications for traditional commercial processes as well as new business models and opportunities within the emerging Internet of Things ecosphere. An Executive-Focused, Cross-Stakeholder Event Through a series of in-depth presentations and interactive panel discussions, top industry executives will help attendees envision and implement the full potential of IoT in both consumer and industrial sectors, with an emphasis on the most intriguing case studies and technology innovations. If you are guiding a business in today’s technology climate, don’t miss this high-value opportunity to network with your senior peers and leverage the coming Internet of Things tidal wave.
Source: IoT Global Innovation Forum 2016
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next step in the evolution of wireless networks. Analysts predict the IoT will double in size to nearly 50 billion devices by 2020, comprising a $1.7 trillion market. One of the greatest opportunities still lies ahead in the form of the “smart home.”
Source: Smart Homes and the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a key technology for business, and clearly the opportunities are there. This can be seen by the number of current programs and business initiatives related to IoT.A three year programme called IoTUK was launched last month by the UK government that is committed to invest £40m to advance IoT in business and public sectors.
Source: What’s really driving the IoT? These four things will be the measures of its success | Information Age
A whitepaper just published by Machina Research finds that a large and growing proportion of the revenue associated with IoT is related to more sophisticated monetization opportunities. Specifically, between 2014 and 2024, a total of $1.3 trillion in IoT revenue will be available to companies that have sophisticated monetization capabilities, a significant part of the total anticipated revenue opportunity of $4.3 trillion.
Source: Successful monetization of the Internet of Things (IoT) a $1.3 trillion opportunity – TM Forum Inform
The Internet of Things is expected to be the next big thing in the technology space, as everyday products ranging from home appliances to industrial equipment are increasingly being connected to the Internet. Samsung is betting big on the trend, announcing earlier this year that it would be equipping as much as 90% of its devices with IoT capabilities by 2017. While this should bring some incremental upside to Samsung’s consumer electronics unit in the form of product differentiation, the company’s lower-profile semiconductor unit is actually more likely to see a substantial upside from the growing trend of connected devices. In this note, we size up the IoT market for semiconductors and look at some of the opportunities and risks for Samsung.
Source: Why Semiconductors Will Be A Bigger Driver Of Samsung’s IoT Growth Than Consumer Electronics – Forbes
Colorado has been a leader in clean technology in recent years, ranking fifth in the nation in Clean Edge’s Clean Tech Leadership Index from 2010 through 2013 edition. In 2014, the state moved up to fourth — and began to backslide. However, there are significant opportunities for advancement, according to a new report by Clean Edge.
Source: Clean tech landscape: Who will set the national tone? – SmartGridNews
The grid-connected utility-scale battery storage market is expanding rapidly, driven by impressive technological breakthroughs and growth in manufacturing capabilities. The rising profile of the market has caught the attention of governments, which are now rolling out favorable policy initiatives such as subsidies, preferential tariffs and targets in core markets. Commercialization of utility-scale grid-connected solutions will accelerate after 2017, bringing huge opportunities for companies that have the technological capabilities to compete.
Source: Renewable Integration to Drive Grid-Connected Battery Storage | Grid Opt Smart Grid content from TDWorld
Internet Protocol (IP) is now part of our everyday life, affecting all aspects of the home and fast becoming its technology backbone. The world has become a connected place and the trend moving forward is for many more smart devices, which is creating a host of opportunities for home automation systems and transforming how the technology is operated and works together.
Source: Internet Protocol: Transforming Home Automation and Building Control | HiddenWires
Revolutionize. Transform. Sure, those words are probably used too often these days. But they are certainly applicable when it comes to the impact that the Internet of Things will have on the world of healthcare. And that impact is already under way.Everyday objects connected to the Internet are being used in lots of ways. Applications in the healthcare setting, though, have the potential to lower costs, improve care — and even save lives.As you might expect with any technology that truly is revolutionary, there are sure to be great opportunities for investors. Some technology companies seem likely to be winners as the Internet of Things gains ground.
Source: 5 Ways the Internet of Things Will Revolutionize Healthcare — The Motley Fool