Exploring the Future of AI and IoT Success in the Enterprise

CHELSEA NAVO | April 18, 2019

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Most enterprises will be making massive investments in AI and IoT in the coming years. But though tremendous growth is forecast for both AI and IoT separately, the truth is that both are inherently interlinked. AI and IoT enhance and strengthen each other; they supercharge each other for use cases involving massive amounts of high-velocity data. Not long ago, artificial intelligence (AI) was the stuff of science fiction. At least in the minds of the general public, AI was relegated to fantastically fantastical sci-fi characters such as Star Trek’s talking computer, C-3PO from Star Wars or The Terminator. Similarly, the notion of an internet of things (IoT) is also rooted in Sci-Fi fantasy. From Dick Tracy’s ‘smart’ watch to The Jetsons’ autonomous and interconnected household devices, the IoT concept was fantasized long before the term was even coined by Kevin Ashton in 1999.

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