The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to run as one of the most popular technology buzzwords of the year. With 2019 approaching imminently, the IoT landscape is only getting more populated— Gartner estimates that there will be over 20 billion connected ‘things’ by 2020.
The benefits of IoT come in plenty for many different industries, with networks of interconnected nodes and sensors producing a vast treasure trove of big data; informational gold dust serving to provide insights for a range of advanced use cases, such as;
- Helping cities predict criminal activity.
- Giving real-time information from health wearables to doctors.
- Optimizing productivity across businesses through predictive maintenance of equipment.
- Providing infrastructure for critical communications between autonomous vehicles.
By Taylor Bragg
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