The Internet of Things (IoT) is evolving so fast that it sometimes seems hard to keep up with it. It has already become part of our lives but the future of the IoT is holding even more. The infographic below (source: Aria) illustrates the road until 2025. More detailed forecasting and trends for the IoT are brought together in a comprehensive slide show by Business Insider here. source: aria systemsRead More
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a fascinating topic for companies as well as for consumers. The interconnectivity of everyday devices, like our coffee makers and alarm clocks or our cars and the heater in our homes, offer endless possibilities to simplify our lives and to make them more efficient. The IoT has already arrived partially as we are able to switch on the lights via smartphones and to measure our health constantly with wearable devices. New devices are connected and added to the IoT everyday; but we are justRead More
In my last Blog “The Smart Home Game Part I – it’s on!” I have already described the three main challenges of the rising smart home market: the disagreement on a communication standard, the inadequate security of the networks and the chaos of companies from start ups to industry giants in the field. These problems actually started to make the trend a little boring as no one really seemed to ask the right persons for a solution: the consumers. Things changed when Apple announced their HomeKit. With this framework the company thoughtRead More
The success of the smart home movement is just a question of time, whereas the winners of the “game” are a question of us, the consumers. If you followed the topic over the past years, what you will have in mind are probably the constant debates about which is the best communication standard and about the vulnerability of the networks. Also you will remember some press releases and statements like the one from Google’s Larry Page after acquiring Nest, who said “We are excited to bring great experiences to more homes in more countriesRead More
The electronica is the world’s leading trade fair for components, systems and applications. Decision-makers, developers, buyers and makers meet here to discuss the latest topics, trends and technologies. Visit us in Hall A5 at Booth 575! Under the motto “Innovation enabled by EBV” we will present you solutions for the Internet of Things driven by our Vertical Segments as well as provide you with information on how our EBVchips can help you to create new products and technologies. Further we will be present in Hall A6, Booth A20 together withRead More
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the “rockstar” of business trends these days. It is the number one in Gartner’s Hype Cycle, expected to grow to 26 billion devices by 2020. The IoT is further expected to generate an incremental supplier revenue contribution of around $309 billion and an economic value-add (which represents the aggregate benefits that businesses derive through the sale and usage of IoT technology) of $1.9 trillion across sectors in 6 years from now. The outlook is bright, however there are not only endless possibilities but alsoRead More
Big data has been a “thing” for some years now and still many mid-sized and smaller businesses are figuring out if it is worth getting into it or not. The answer will most definitely be yes. To explain this rather radical statement let us define big data real quick.
In theory Gartner, Inc.’s definition “Big data is high-volume, high-velocity and high-variety information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing for enhanced insight and decision making.”Read More