Our world now moves so fast that we seldom stop to see just how far we have come in just a few years. The latest iPhone 6s, for example, has a dual-core 1.8GHz processor and fits nicely into your pocket. By comparison, you would expect to find a technological specification like this on your standard laptop in an office anywhere in the world .
It’s no wonder that new applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) are moving ahead fast when almost every new device we buy that has a plug on the end of it or a wireless connection to the internet. Soon, our current smartphone lifestyle will expand to create our own smart home lifestyle too.
Our research, along with others including Gartner, concur that close to 25 billion devices, things and sensors will be connected by 2020 which incidentally is also the moment that Millennials are expected to make up 75 percent of our overall workforce, and the fully connected home will become a reality for large numbers of people worldwide.
However, this is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg as smart buildings and even cities increasingly become the norm as leaders and business owners begin to wake-up to the massive savings that technology can deliver through connected sensors and new forms of automation coupled with intelligent energy and facilities management.
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