Top IoT Trends for 2021

The Internet of Things (IoT) has no doubt been on the list of emerging trends your business has kept watch for in the last few years. Loosely defined, IoT has become known as the wide-scale networking of devices, computers and even personal technology like watches. According to McKinsey & Company, by 2025, the economic impact of the Internet of Things is expected to surpass topics including “Cloud technology,” “Mobile Internet,” and “Automation of Knowledge Work.” For businesses looking for a competitive advantage in 2021, here’s our look to 2021 and 5 of the top IoT trends for 2020 your business should keep on your radar.

1. Artificial Intelligence

Bernard Marr states it best in a Forbes article, where he says:

“You can think of internet of things devices as the digital nervous system while artificial intelligence is the brain of a system.”

Combining these two technologies allows devices to take data and make decisions that mimic human behaviour.

In a business setting, AIoT is believed to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and pressure typically put on humans required to make weighty decisions. With each decision made, the AIoT system will continue to learn and take these actions into account when analyzing future data. AI is also believed to have another use when it comes to security. Many IT personnel continue to struggle with concerns around personal devices connecting to public networks and opening the door to new attackers. Businesses can also expect an increase in AI-driven security features for IoT devices.

2. Data Analytics

3. Blockchain

4. Cloud Computing And The Federation

5. Increased Investments into the Internet of Medical Things

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