Internet of Things

Technology Map Detailed Contents January 2018

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Components
    • Wireless Systems
    • Processors
    • Memory
    • Displays
    • Sensors
    • Actuators
    • Device Software
    • Power
  • Systems
    • IoT Hubs
    • Digital Assistants
    • Cloud Computing
    • Big Data/Analytics

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
    • Consumer Interest
    • Demand for Increasing Industrial Automation
    • Demand for Smart Infrastructure
    • Demand for Smart Health Care
  • General Constraints
    • Energy Use/ Energy Storage
    • Local Processing Power
    • Standards/Interoperability
    • Cost of Devices
    • Privacy and Data Protection
    • Compelling Use Cases
  • Synergistic Technologies
    • Smart Materials
    • Printed Electronics
    • Artificial Intelligence
  • Competing Technologies
    • RFID/Passive Networks
    • Business as Usual/Dumb Things
    • Enhanced Machine Vision
  • Required Resources
    • Internet Bandwidth
    • Batteries/Precious Metals
    • Cybersecurity/Ongoing Updates
    • IT and Cloud Enterprise
  • Regulatory Factors
    • Data-Protection Laws
    • Potential Cybersecurity Regulation
    • Electronic-Waste Disposal

Areas to Monitor

Implications of Commercialization

  • Outcome A: Industrial Silos
  • Outcome B: Crawling Patchwork
  • Outcome C: Dominant Platform(s)
  • Outcome D: Added IoT as Standard

Opportunities

  • Electronics
    • IoT Device Market
    • Novel Electronics-Manufacturing Techniques
    • Advanced Computing Hardware
  • Software, Services, and Platforms
    • Cybersecurity
    • Middleware
    • Data Analytics
    • Machine Learning
    • IoT Platforms
    • Predictive-Maintenance Software
  • Telecommunications
    • Internet Infrastructure
    • Cellular Networks
    • Low-Power Wide-Area Networks
    • Wireless Local-Area Networks
    • Mesh Networking
  • Manufacturing
  • Defense and Security
  • Health Care
    • Smart Hospitals
    • Fitness Tracking/Health Monitors
  • Infrastructure and Smart Cities
    • Infrastructure Monitoring
    • Smart Grid
  • Smart Workplaces
  • Connected Homes
    • Entertainment
    • Monitoring and Security
    • Energy Management
    • At-Home Commerce
    • Personal Assistants
    • Home IoT Hubs
  • Connected Retail
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing and Logistics
  • Mining and Oil and Gas
  • Agriculture
  • The Internet of Things Value Chain
    • Hardware
    • Networks
    • Software Enablers
    • Final Applications

Updates

Viewpoints Features

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