IOT and Virtually Endless Opportunities
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Be it in the workplace or outside of the workspace, “Internet of Things” (IOT) is the new buzzword. IOT has prospective to create huge impact not only in the way we live, but also in the way, we work.
There are many technology trends that are evolving right now; possibly the major one among them is the Internet of Things. Over the next five years, IOT is going to provide us the most disruption as well as the most opportunity.
Principally, the concept of Internet of Things is connecting any device to the Internet, this is done using an on and off switch. The list of devices includes cell phones, coffee makers, lamps, wearable devices and almost of anything and everything.
It was in the late 90s the term “Internet of Things” was coined by Kevin Ashton, the founder of Auto-ID Center. He was part of a team that invented how to link objects to the Internet through an RFID tag.
According to Gartner, the analyst firm there will be over 26 billion connected devices by 2020. In this issue of CIO Story, we bring to you 25 Most Powerful IOT Technology Solutions Providers. The companies featured in this issue have shared their stories of how they have helped the organizations to optimize their businesses.
Read on to find out about what else the IOT platform brings to the table, and how they can be best utilized to better the productivity of your business.