Here’s why the Internet of Things has been compared to the Industrial revolution

Today, the Internet of Things is rapidly building connections between devices, starting with wearables, cars and appliances. A recent report from Gartner forecasts that, “4.9 billion connected things will be in use in 2015, up 30 percent from 2014, and will reach 25 billion by 2020.” Continue reading “Here’s why the Internet of Things has been compared to the Industrial revolution”

‘Internet of things’ is the most over-hyped technology, say analysts

Tech analyst firm Gartner puts the technology firmly at the peak of the ‘hype cycle’ The “internet of things” (IoT) is the most over-hyped technology in development today, according to tech analysts Gartner. The firm puts the technology, which promises a world in which every electronic device has a sim card and its own presence on the net, at five to 10 years from actual productivity. Continue reading “‘Internet of things’ is the most over-hyped technology, say analysts”

‘Internet of things’ is the most over-hyped technology, say analysts

Tech analyst firm Gartner puts the technology firmly at the peak of the ‘hype cycle’ The “internet of things” (IoT) is the most over-hyped technology in development today, according to tech analysts Gartner. The firm puts the technology, which promises a world in which every electronic device has a sim card and its own presence on the net, at five to 10 years from actual productivity. Continue reading “‘Internet of things’ is the most over-hyped technology, say analysts”