. https://it.toolbox.com/blogs/rosedefremery/4-iot-predictions-for-2019-011419
blog article
It’s been a huge year for the Internet of Things (IoT), with devices continuing to come online at an astonishing clip and governments passing laws intended to ensure better IoT security. In many ways, though, we’re still at the very early stages of the IoT revolution. We have every reason to expect that 2019 will be even more impactful in terms of IoT expansion and maturation. With that in mind, here are four IoT predictions to keep your eye on in the coming year. 1. The IoT Will Continue to Explode IoT devices already outnumber the world’s population, and we’re set to reach a staggering 20.4 billion devices by 2020. Accordingly, 2019 will continue to see massive IoT expansion as connected devices come online on our wrists, at home, at the office, in cars, on the factory floor, in medical practices, and in many other settings. When 5G connectivity arrives, we’ll see a still greater proliferation of connected devices, this time with even more powerful capabilities as IoT gadgets continue to populate locations from smart homes to smart cities and beyond. ROSE DE FREMERY READ MORE