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Predictions for IoT and the edge in 2020

December 11, 2019 / Aaron Hurst

As we prepare to wrap up 2019, and the decade as a whole, experts have given their predictions for IoT and the edge in the year 2020. How will the IoT and the edge evolve within the next year, and how might businesses leverage these changes? As with any evolving technology, it is crucial that security methods change and improve with it, and the edge is no exception. So it perhaps isn’t surprising that some experts are predicting a major focus on it in 2020, particularly when it comes to sensors in autonomous vehicles. Jasmit Sagoo, senior director and head of technology UK&I at Veritas, said: “IoT-connected sensors embedded in the body of a vehicle can stream accurate, real-time updates of the vehicle’s geolocation to overhead satellites, which in turn send back instructions that help the vehicle complete its route.