New report envisions the connected IoT future of 2030 and barriers to adoption

Report by Wipro Digital and Forum for the Future finds that 98% of business leaders see IoT contributing to sustainable future; but only half are taking action. Wipro Digital released a new report titled “Vision 2030: A connected future” that highlights the opportunities that experts and business leaders see for data and connectivity in creating a sustainable future. The report, jointly developed with Forum for the Future, an international sustainability non-profit organization, outlines a future vision for Internet of Things (IoT) driven connectivity and highlights the barriers that need to…

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Number of connected IoT devices to hit 125 billion by 2030, says IHS Markit

The number of connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices will jump on average 12% each year from 27 billion this year to 125bn in 2030, according to new research from IHS Markit. The eBook, titled ‘The Internet of Things: A Movement, not a Market’, explains how the IoT is creating competition by transforming day-to-day business practices and bringing in new opportunities. It is expected that over the next 15 years, worldwide data transmissions will increase yearly from 20 to 25% to an average of 50% every year. Jenalea Howell, research…

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Connected Traffic Signal Systems Reduce Congestion and Costs for Sonoma County Taxpayers

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Situated between San Francisco Bay and Northern California, Sonoma County is home to almost half a million residents. The county is over 1500 square miles of natural resources, wineries and tourist destinations. Over 26 departments provide a full range of services to the community. Business Challenge Each of Sonoma County’s traffic intersections are “hard-wired” to county’s operations using landlines. This wasn’t without its challenges, and proved increasingly unreliable with breakdowns every few days. Sierra Wireless Remote Monitoring Solution The county was able to configure the RV50 out of the box,…

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Telcos need to take full advantage of their infrastructural assets

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Telcos are keeping a keen eye on the IoT. There are new segments to be explored such as smart metering and smart buildings; and there are others that can be infused with new life, such as the automotive and retail industries. The IoT market looks profitable; but it also looks highly competitive, due to the involvement of players from other sectors. Vendors will have to quickly adapt their technologies to new business demands and work on platforms open to developers and other parties. The leading telcos and web infrastructure providers…

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10 Case Studies for the Industrial Internet of Things

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It’s still early days for the IoT but everyday a little part of its burgeoning ecosystem becomes a factor in our lives, whether we know it or not. From industrial tools to farming to cities to grocery aisles and everything in between, the IoT is there. Here are 10 IoT case studies that show just where some of these technologies and applications are being applied. 1) Bytes and Bushels – Farming on an Industrial Scale Farming and IoT seem to be the leading implementations on an industrial scale. I wrote…

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