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The 2017 study has 678 pages, 240 tables and figures. Worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) markets are poised to achieve significant growth with the use of sensors, cameras, and platforms that are used to help implement precision digital control and send alerts for all manner or management of devices and machinery. Visualization and digitization let people better control any device or mechanical thing. Providers of Industrial IoT aim to implement asset efficiency solutions. Designing the asset efficiency solution, developing the application, adapting advanced engineering knowledge for the use cases, and supplying the information platform is the composite task of the analytics engine. IBM is a premier supplier of an analytics engine with its Watson product. There is enormous variety in the Internet of things markets. Bosch supplies industrial IoT sensor technology, acquiring data from the edge, providing device management. Scalability is achieved by the Bosch IoT Suite and ProSyst IoT middleware. The Vorto code generator enables M2M modelling. PTC supplies the Thingworx Application Enablement Platform (AEP), used for creating dashboards, widgets and other user interface elements. Intel provides the Moon Island Gateway used for data aggregation at the edge, as well as horizontal infrastructure in collaboration with HP. Hitachi analytics is used to diagnose manufacturing process. Hitachi uses its analytics platform to integrate production and sensor data outputs to help visualize, analyze and diagnose a manufacture polymer mixing problems. A polymer mixing process was said to be producing inconsistent output quality, with yields dipping to 50%. Hitachi addressed the scrapping of poor batches and huge costs by addressing ever-changing product specifications and variations in a range of production parameters. Using IoT and the analytics platform, production engineers were able to stabilize the process even as new product formulations were introduced. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next Industrial Revolution. It will impact the way all businesses, governments, and consumers interact with the physical world. 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps speed has been used in data centers for years. The jump to 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps has come rapidly as a result of the need to increase the quantity of data managed inside the data center with more analytics and more applications. Many of the Cloud 2.0 mega data centers have moved to 100 Gbps, presaging the move to 400 Gbps. One reason for the increase in speed is the growth of data consumption, attributed to smartphones, social media, video streaming, Internet of Things (IoT), and big data. Big pipes are used to cope with the huge quantities of data that are being transferred. Users, partners, suppliers and other mega-datacenters communicate using digital systems that are automated and self-healing. The effect on the business is compelling, managers have much more responsibility to create maps of strategy and work with IT to see that developers tune the software to fit the current competitive environment. The explosion of data comes from smart phone apps and IoT digital onslaught of streaming data that needs to be processed in real time to look for anomalies, look for change, set alerts, and provide automated response to shifts. “Transparency is one of the benefits of IoT that sensors bring to digital controls. The benefits of digital manufacturing, farming, and automotive vehicles are higher productivity and more efficient use of resource. Transparency in is being asked for by consumers. Consumers want to know where their food came from, how much water and chemicals were used in food preparation, and when and how the food was harvested and transported. They want to know about consistent refrigeration during transport.” Use of IoT sensors and cameras represents a key milestone in provision of value to every industry. Customized cameras are used to take photos and videos with stunning representations. Digital controls will further automate flying and driving, making ease of use, flight stability, and automated cars a reality. New materials and new designs are bringing that transformation forward. By furthering innovation, IoT continued growth is assured. The worldwide market for Internet of Things (IoT) is $16.3 billion in 2016 anticipated to reach $185.9 billion by 2023. Sensors and software analytics platforms are implemented with connectivity capability for streaming data from endpoints and using analytics to process the data in a manner that generates alerts when appropriate. The complete report provides a comprehensive analysis of Internet of Things (IoT) in different categories, illustrating the diversity of uses for digital tracking devices in industry, healthcare and consumer markets. Analytics makes the images more cogent to everyone, farmers, doctors, machine operators, the uses of IoT are quite diverse. Letting people anticipate problems that only become visible to humans days or weeks after the sensors and images detect issues is a fundamental aspect of IoT, along with generating apocopate levels of alerts. Not too many and not too few. Aerialtronics Adobe Amazon Apple AutoDesk AutoDesk CAD-in-the-Cloud Bosch Cisco Systems Digi Inter national Cybus Enevo Oy Technologies Essence General Electric GE GE Wireless Sensor Networks Google Google / Nest Learning Thermostat Google Chromecast Health Slam -IoT Slam Huawei Huawei Partners with China Telecom, Shenzhen Gas On Smart Utility IBM Corporation Infineon Technologies AG Infineon Chip Card & Security Intel Corporation Intel Acquires Mobileye Internet of Things Community KT Microsoft Microsoft Microsoft / Mojang AB Minecraft Microsoft / Skype / GroupMe Free Group Messaging MuleSoft Nokia oneM2M Panoramic Power Oracle PTC Qualcomm Samsung Samsung Agreed to Buy Harman Harman International Industries (ADITI TECHNOLOGIES) SAP Schaeffler Sierra Wireless Business and Innovation Development Sigfox Softbank Softbank “IBM Watson” Softbank Sprint Softbank Yahoo Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Spirent STMicroelectronics Symantec / Norton Symantec Creating Trusted Interactions Online Schneider Electric Software, Llc. Uber UIB Zebra ZTE Internet of Things (IoT) IoT Endpoints Universal IoT Platform IoT Suite Web Services Blockchain Networks Wireless Sensor Networks Security and Energy Management Healthcare Transportation Self Driving Cars Agriculture IoT Weather IoT Financial IoT Industrial IoT Manufacturing IoT Security IoT Energy Management Internet of Things IoT Security Healthcare IoT Wearable Technology Self-Driving Cars Connected Cars Rail Transportation IoT Sensor and Computing Configurations Agricultural and Weather IoT IoT chipsets …CONTINUED For more information, please visit http://www.wiseguyreports.com


Dublin, April 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of Wintergreen Research, Inc's new report " Internet of Things (IoT) Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts 2017 to 2023" to their offering. The study is designed to give a comprehensive overview of the Internet of Things (IoT): market segment. Research represents a selection from the mountains of data available of the most relevant and cogent market materials, with selections made by the most senior analysts. Worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) markets are poised to achieve significant growth with the use of sensors, cameras, and platforms that are used to help implement precision digital control and send alerts for all manner or management of devices and machinery. Visualization and digitization let people better control any device or mechanical thing. Providers of Industrial IoT aim to implement asset efficiency solutions. Designing the asset efficiency solution, developing the application, adapting advanced engineering knowledge for the use cases, and supplying the information platform is the composite task of the analytics engine. IBM is a premier supplier of an analytics engine with its Watson product. There is enormous variety in the Internet of things markets. Bosch supplies industrial IoT sensor technology, acquiring data from the edge, providing device management. Scalability is achieved by the Bosch IoT Suite and ProSyst IoT middleware. The Vorto code generator enables M2M modelling. PTC supplies the Thingworx Application Enablement Platform (AEP), used for creating dashboards, widgets and other user interface elements. Intel provides the Moon Island Gateway used for data aggregation at the edge, as well as horizontal infrastructure in collaboration with HP. Key Topics Covered: INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - Internet of Things (IoT) Market Driving Forces - IoT Technology Market Driving Forces - IoT Technology Market Challenges - Internet of Things (IoT) Market Shares - Internet of Things (IoT) Market Forecasts - IoT Market Opportunity Huge 1. INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT): MARKET DESCRIPTION AND MARKET DYNAMICS 1.1 IoT Sensor Types 1.2 Internet of Things (IoT) Based on Standards 1.3 With IoT, APIs Are Used for Everything 1.4 Internet of Things Revolution Dramatically Alters the Economy 2. INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) MARKET SHARES AND FORECASTS 2.1 Internet of Things (IoT) Market Driving Forces 2.2 Internet of Things (IoT) Market Shares 2.3 Internet of Things (IoT) Market Forecasts 2.4 Internet of Things Market Segments: Security and Energy Management, Healthcare, Transportation and Self Driving Cars, Agriculture and Weather, Financial, Industrial and Manufacturing 2.5 Security and Energy Management Internet of Things Market 2.6 Healthcare 2.7 Self Driving Cars / Connected Cars / Transportation 2.8 Agricultural and Weather IoT 2.9 Industrial IoT 2.10 Financial Internet of Things Market Segment 2.11 IoT chipsets 2.12 IoT Data Use Forecasts 2.13 Mid IR Sensor Market Forecasts 2.14 Internet of Things (IoT) Regional Analysis 3. INTERNET OF THINGS IOT PRODUCT DESCRIPTION 3.1 IBM 3.2 Intel 3.3 Microsoft IoT 3.4 Hewlett HP IoT 3.5 Apple 3.6 Google 3.7 Cisco 3.8 Samsung 3.9 AutoDesk 3.10 Zebra 3.11 SAP 3.12 Siemens 3.13 Bosch Software Innovation 3.14 Huawei Technologies 3.15 Harman International Industries (ADITI Technologies) 3.16 Enevo Oy Technologies 3.17 Infineon Technologies 3.18 Symantec Corporation 3.19 Schneider Electric Software, Llc. 3.20 Apple IoT 3.21 AT&T 3.22 Softbank 3.23 Uber 3.24 oneM2M 3.25 Symantec / Norton Core Router 3.26 Kaptivo 3.27 Oracle 3.28 Schlage IoT Devices 3.29 AGCO 3.30 Alibaba Group in Shanghai 3.31 Essence 4. INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY 4.1 Internet of Things (IoT) Research and Technology 4.2 IoT Common Standards 4.3 Edge Computing 4.4 European Union Research & Innovation 4.5 Wearable Technology 4.6 Blockchain 4.7 Connected Home Camera Technology 4.8 IFTTT 4.9 Wireless Communication Standards 4.10 IBM and Texas Instruments Collaboratively Develop Lifecycle-Management for IoT Devices 5. INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) COMPANY PROFILES 5.1 Aerialtronics 5.2 Adobe 5.3 Amazon 5.4 Apple 5.5 AutoDesk 5.6 Bosch 5.7 Cisco Systems 5.8 Digi International 5.9 Cybus 5.10 Enevo Oy Technologies 5.11 Essence 5.12 General Electric 5.13 Google 5.14 Health Slam - IoT Slam 5.15 Huawei 5.16 IBM Corporation 5.17 Infineon Technologies AG 5.18 Intel Corporation 5.19 Internet of Things Community 5.20 KT 5.21 Microsoft 5.22 Microsoft 5.23 MuleSoft 5.24 Nokia 5.25 oneM2M 5.26 Panoramic Power 5.27 Oracle 5.28 PTC 5.29 Qualcomm 5.30 Samsung 5.31 SAP 5.32 Schaeffler 5.33 Sierra Wireless Business and Innovation Development 5.34 Sigfox 5.35 Softbank 5.36 Spirent 5.37 STMicroelectronics 5.38 Symantec 5.39 Schneider Electric Software, Llc. 5.40 Uber 5.41 UIB 5.42 Zebra 5.43 ZTE 5.44 Appendix A: Selected IoT Market Participants For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/35xb8h/internet_of


News Article | July 14, 2017
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One of China’s biggest wind turbine makers has been quietly and slowly building out a business in the U.S. and developing digital energy software with a group of U.S. tech firms. Envision Energy , based in Shanghai, announced an alliance on Friday that includes Microsoft, Accenture and ARM, and is focused on uniting “a fragmented energy world,” as CEO Lei Zhang described it, around digital networking, sensors and algorithms. “We are providing the digital foundation for the energy world. We want to create a new version of an energy company,” said Zhang in an interview in downtown San Francisco. Additional members are expected to join the " Energy IOT and Smart City Technology Alliance" at a later date. Envision, founded in 2007, is the world’s tenth largest wind turbine maker, according to a recent Bloomberg New Energy Finance report, and the second-largest one in China. In 2015, the company added solar to its repertoire. Over the past few years, Envision has also been building out its suite of digital software and networking technologies that can help its energy customers lower their costs both for operating and building wind and solar farms. For example, a sensor- and software-based system connected to wind blades can determine cracks and technical malfunctions at an early stage and help wind developers replace risky parts before they become a problem. The move into digital is similar to the plans of other energy infrastructure companies like GE, which has its Predix software and which has opened up large software- and design-focused operations in Silicon Valley. Energy infrastructure companies see software, networking and data tools as not only crucial to operate energy hardware, but also as a higher margin business. In addition, being close to Silicon Valley -- including its legions of software engineers and its entrepreneurial and venture capital communities -- has its benefits. Companies have access to new talent, new technologies and new innovation. Envision has two offices in the Silicon Valley area. Envision also has its own venture capital unit, which has invested in a handful of energy startups over the years. For example, Envision’s VC arm is the largest shareholder in electric-car charging company ChargePoint and smart grid company AutoGrid. But its networking, software and data technology is what CEO Zhang is really excited about. He sees “rapid progress for digital growth,” thanks to the rise of clean energy, the intermittency of solar and wind, and the gap between supply and demand. “The time is now” for the growth of this energy internet, according to Zhang. Envision counts big customers like Duke Energy , Pattern Energy , Shell, China General Nuclear Power Group and Trina Solar. The company sells technology to a variety of sectors like clean energy developers, utilities and even insurance companies working on clean energy projects. Zhang said that the company has already connected 100 gigawatts of energy assets around the globe, making its “internet of things energy platform the largest in the world.” Envision has 7.5 gigawatts of wind turbines in operation, $2 billion in annual revenue and 1,000 employees. The company launched the alliance -- working with Microsoft’s cloud, Accenture’s services and ARM’s connectivity platform -- partly to contribute thought leadership, said Zhang. The energy industry is very fragmented, which creates an opportunity for startups, developers and investors, he explained. Zhang compared the company’s alliance and digital energy platform to a sort of Apple app store: “The future of energy is about the developers. Not many people realize that.”


NEW YORK, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Internet of Things Market: Overview The Internet of Things refers to the interrelated devices that are able to transfer data over a network without requiring computer and human interaction devices. Internet of Things is directly and indirectly associated with daily lifestyle products across the globe. Internet connectivity is one of the major requirements of different application as it is expected to grow at high rate in next forecast period. Furthermore, internet connectivity requires more monitoring through applications and human interactions. Moreover, Internet of Things offers an easier and comfortable controlling of different electronic devices from one place. Internet of Things is definite as an invisible and intelligent network of things that correspond directly or indirectly with each other which is fueling the enlargement during the forecast period. Read the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p03431570/ Internet -of- Things -Market-Global-Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast.html Global Internet of Things Market: Drivers IoT is expected to transform how we work, live and other things. Smart object and their different applications such as smart cities, smart homes, and smart environment is dynamic the evolution of the universal market. Moreover, increasing demand of smart wearable electronic products in different application is boosting the market growth. The prospective for cyber physical systems to improve productivity in the production process and supply chain are growing the demand of industrial sector in Internet of Things market. Additionally, fast technological advancement is increasing the global IoT market growth. Wi-Fi connectivity is growing rapidly and due to various government initiatives supporting the widespread usage of WiFi and collaboration between various companies, market is experiencing a surge and is forecasted to grow considerably during the forecast period. Consequently, all drivers are set to contribute to the expansion of global market of Internet of Things in the upcoming years. Moreover, IoT finds in application such as urban planning and environmental planning, is could create immense opportunities for the IoT market. Growing acceptance in the various industrial segments along with strong economic growth in growing economies are contributing to the prospective growth opportunities of the global Internet of Things market. Internet of Things is anticipated to increase acceptance through end-user applications like medical and manufacturing and this will lead to the increase in the growth of IoT market in the upcoming years. However, the major challenge that Internet of Things markets likely to face is the lack of standardization in IoT products and interoperability problems. The privacy and security problems with usage of cloud technology is likely to obstruct the anticipated growth of IoT market. Global Internet of Things Market: Scope of the Study Based on application, the Internet of market is generally classified into media, manufacturing, medical and healthcare, consumer application, energy management and others. Geographically, Internet of Things market is classified into Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The key companies in the global Internet of Things market have been competitively profiled across the five broad geographic regions. This competitive landscape is inclusive of the various business strategies accepted by these key players and their recent developments in the field of Internet of Things . Furthermore, the report contains analysis of market attractiveness of different applications and provides an insight into various application areas of the Internet of Things . A detailed analysis of the various dynamics of the market of global Internet of Things market is provided in the report. Opportunities, restraints and market drivers are also covered in this report. Thus, the report of global Internet of Things offers a detailed report of the market and that includes the projection of the global IoT market revenue-wise (USD Million) from the period of 2016 to 2024. The global Internet of Things market is characterized by the presence of numerous major players in the market. The major players of the market compete their competition on the basis of factors such as price, performance, quality, support services and innovations of product. Major players in IoT market are Intel Corp. (U.S), Amazon (U.S), Microsoft Corp. (U.S), Cisco Systems Inc. (U.S), Google Inc. (U.S), AT&T (U.S) and Apple Inc. (U.S) among others. The global high resolution dispensing systems and equipment market has been segmented into: Internet of Things Market, by Technology Zigbee Bluetooth Low Energy Near Field Communication Wi-Fi RFID Internet of Things Market, by Application Media Manufacturing Medical and Healthcare Consumer Application Energy Management Others Internet of Things Market, by Geography: The market is broadly segmented on the basis of geography into: North America Europe Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa Read the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p03431570/ Internet -of- Things -Market-Global-Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast.html About Reportlinker ReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution. 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News Article | July 19, 2017
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Interested or involved in Industrial Internet of Things ? Visiongain has produced an in-depth market research report into Industrial Internet of Things , forecasting the rapid growth of this market. This report offers forecasts for specific industries, whilst profiles of leading national/regional markets offers you insights into region-specific opportunities and developments. Visiongain has estimated this market to be worth $228.4bn in 2017. The development of this market and industry interest in IoT continues, with visiongain forecasting significant growth rates for this market. This report covers forecasts for the market, as well as other factors that could affect Industrial Internet of Things . By also covering the below submarkets, the report gives readers a concise overview of the market: • Aerospace/Defense IIoT • Healthcare IIoT • Automotive & Transportation IIoT • Energy & Utilities IIoT • Agriculture IIoT • Retail IIoT • Manufacturing IIoT • Others IIoT Detailed information on Industrial Internet of Things can be used to help develop your business plans and strategy. With a visiongain report, the reader is able to see a clear overview of a market. Concise, clear analysis supports visiongain's conclusions, and our market evaluations will help your company when considering the Industrial Internet of Things market. View company profiles of key players within the market: • ARM • AT&T • Blackberry • Bosch • Cisco • Emerson Electric • General Electric (GE) • Alphabet Inc./Google • Hewlett-Packard (HP) • IBM • Intel • NXP • Microsoft • Omron • Oracle • PTC • Qualcomm • Rockwell Automation • RTI • Samsung • SAP • Texas Instruments • Verizon With an optimistic outlook forecast for this market, visiongain believes this market will be worth $228.4bn in 2017 alone. With 101 tables and charts and a total length of 160 pages, this report is a fantastic opportunity to increase your knowledge of this sector. A SWOT analysis table, as well as analysis of the drivers and restraints for the overall market concisely informs you of the major factors affecting this market, whilst visiongain's data-rich approach provides greater insight into this market. To request a report overview of this report please email Sara Peerun at sara.peerun@visiongain.com or call Tel: +44-(0)-20-7336-6100 List of Companies Mentioned in This Report: To see a report overview please email Sara Peerun on sara.peerun@visiongain.com

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