- 48 of the top Internet of Things (IoT) startups are based in the Bay Area, 5 in Boston, 3 in Los Angeles and Toronto, and 2 in Dallas, Paris and San Diego.
- Venture funding in Jawbone, Genband, Silver Spring Networks and View Glass combined is $1.6B or 26% of all funding in the top 100 IoT startups.
- Total funding for the top 100 IoT startups is currently $6.19B.
- 31 are in late stage funding cycles as of today.
These and other insights are from a recent analysis of the IoT landscape using Mattermark Pro. Forbes readers often ask for insights into emerging technology startups, specifically venture-backed startups competing in IoT industries. Continue reading “Mattermark – Top 100 Internet of Things Startups for 2015”
Security, privacy and data management hold back the monetisation of IoT apps, but developers says 80% will generate revenue by 2018. Almost two-thirds of Internet of Things (IoT) applications in production today are generating revenue, new research had revealed. Continue reading “Two-thirds of Internet of Things apps make money – research”
The target audience of wearable tech has always been the everyday consumer. However, wearables can benefit businesses too, especially in sectors where workers need to be hands-free. From construction and manufacturing to dining services, wearables can elevate several industries in the near future by utilizing push notification on wearable tech. Continue reading “The Future Of Wearable Notifications In Business”
When Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Elon Musk all agree on something, it’s worth paying attention. All three have warned of the potential dangers that artificial intelligence or AI can bring. The world’s foremost physicist, Hawking said that the full development of AI could “spell the end of the human race.” Continue reading “The Conscious Web: When the Internet of Things Becomes Artificially Intelligent”
Samsung is facing a challenge as the internet enters a new era and there are signs that it may have peaked as a major force in technology. Sophie Curtis talks to the company’s first non-Korean UK president about how the Internet of Things can arrest falling sales. Continue reading “Beyond smartphones: Samsung’s bet on having your watch talk to your car”
In the early days of building and selling tech products, life was relatively simple. You came up with a cool idea for something you believed people or companies wanted to buy, you determined how much it would cost to build, you added in a profit margin, and you sold it. Easy. Continue reading “Business Models For The Internet Of Things”
Are you getting tired of hearing about the Internet of Things (IoT)? Well, get used to it because IoT is gaining steam as it moves from what has been a consumer focus to business adoption in 2015. And this crossover will radically change application developers should be thinking about IoT. Continue reading “What the Internet of things means for business app developers”
Smart / intelligent sensors are widely used across different industries such as industrial, consumer electronics, medical, automobile and avionics among others. At present, various types of smart/intelligent sensors are being used namely image sensors, touch sensors, smart temperature sensors and smart pressure sensors among others.
Continue reading “Complete Analysis of Global Smart/Intelligent Sensors Market”
While 2014 certainly saw the pulse quicken a bit within the wearables market, 2015 is shaping up to be a corner-turning year for the category. With Apple jumping into the market with the expected March release of the Watch, a consumer ecosystem will surely begin to develop that will shed new light on the wearables category. Continue reading “Wearables market takes content marketing in new directions”
The emerging wearable technology ecosystem will bring mobile advertising personalization to a whole new level as solutions such as Disney’s MyMagic+ wearable are just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. We see wearable tech bringing to the fore an entirely new category of mobile advertising… Continue reading “Wearable Technology in Mobile Advertising”