Digital Edition

SYS-CON.TV
Analysts: Four Tech Tools to Dominate 'Internet of Things'
Forecast says 50B online devices by 2020

Market analysts have tagged four connected devices that could emerge as the most ubiquitous in the coming years as more consumers embrace the Internet of Things.

Kristi Essick, in a piece for the Cisco technology news site, cited the latest Raymond James & Associates research, which forecast 50 billion online devices by 2020, up from 12.5 billion in 2011.

According to Georgios Kyriakopoulos, communications infrastructure analyst at Raymond James, devices that promote efficiency, safety and intelligence gains are the ones most likely to catch on.

He put home automation at the top of the list, followed by Internet-enabled cars, wearable healthcare and fitness devices, and connected entertainment consoles.

Peter Middleton, market research analyst with the Gartner Group, agrees, predicting fitness bands, connected LED light bulbs and cars, smart thermostats and parking meters becoming as mainstream as IP set-top boxes and security cameras, video game consoles, ATMs and POS terminals in as early as three years.

Essick also quoted Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillett, who said in a December 2013 report that demand for home security devices controlled by smartphone applications are likely to pick up because they cost less than the old alternative of hiring a security company.

About Tim Watson
Tim Watson supervises all media production at Executive Mosaic, a digital media company that provides insight, information and analysis on several industries, including government contracting.

He previously produced byline coverage with the economics team at USA Today and evaluated lending proposals for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

Tim was born and raised in Washington, DC and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business-Journalism from Washington and Lee University and a certificate in budgeting and finance from Georgetown University's School of Continuing Professional Education.



ADS BY GOOGLE
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters

ADS BY GOOGLE

Modern software design has fundamentally changed how we manage applications, causing many to turn to...
In this presentation, you will learn first hand what works and what doesn't while architecting and d...
In an era of historic innovation fueled by unprecedented access to data and technology, the low cost...
In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Mike Johnston, an infrastructure engineer at Supergiant.io, discu...
Everyone wants the rainbow - reduced IT costs, scalability, continuity, flexibility, manageability, ...
DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO are the world's most influential, independent events where Cloud Computing w...
Founded in 2000, Chetu Inc. is a global provider of customized software development solutions and IT...
DevOpsSummit New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York 2018 will be held Novemb...
Most DevOps journeys involve several phases of maturity. Research shows that the inflection point wh...
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 1...
CloudEXPO New York 2018, colocated with DXWorldEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018,...
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the informatio...
DXWordEXPO New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, ...
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22...
Today, we have more data to manage than ever. We also have better algorithms that help us access our...
A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners a...
Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business" and "Big Data MBA: D...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that ICOHOLDER named "Media Sponsor" of Miami Blockchain Event by Fi...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IoT Global Network has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @...
The best way to leverage your Cloud Expo presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news an...