When people ask, “What is the Internet of Things?” we usually think of consumer devices like wearables or gadgets for smart homes.
But behind the scenes in the enterprise world—manufacturing, construction, logistics, retail, transport, power production and distribution—a revolution is happening. Internet of Things (IoT) technology and applications are bringing intelligence and insight to previously unconnected devices like lighting and heating systems, vehicles and even farmland.
“Behind the scenes in the enterprise world, an IoT revolution is happening.”
The IoT secret for businesses is not just collecting the data but turning it into effective insights that improve how work is done. That means bringing information from all of your enterprise’s disparate systems into one place to create true insight and understanding into how your business works.
So what’s in store for IoT in 2017? Who will power this technology revolution? Let’s explore eight great, young companies who look set to make a big impact in the IoT evolution in the next 12 months—and beyond.Read Less