"10 Hot Internet of Things Startups." "5 Internet of Things Startups to
Watch." "Top 8 IoT Startups of 2015." These are the actual titles of just a
few of the many articles being written about IoT. It's a concept that
generates a lot of excitement among business leaders and consumers alike, a
paradigm shift that will impact every person, home, business and public
infrastructure in the developed world over the next decade.
How might IoT impact your organization? What new revenue streams are waiting
to be discovered? Read on for examples of how businesses are already applying
the technologies that comprise the IoT to transform their organizations.
The IoT Transformation Begins
New chipset, sensor and communication technology (that is smaller, cheaper,
more modular and energy-efficient) is enabling us to realize concepts we
could only find in science fiction novels until... (more)
Science fiction films abound that warn of machines taking control and
wreaking havoc on the human race. "2001: A Space Odyssey," "War Games" and
"I, Robot" are just a few of the titles that propose what might happen if we
hand too much power over to intelligent, interconnected machines.
Decades after the first cautionary tale, the world's machines are more
intelligent and more interconnected than even science fiction authors could
have predicted. Machine to Machine (M2M) communication and the mobile
revolution have led to the phenomenon of Big Data, an influx of structured
and u... (more)