IoT Archive

3 things Indian IT companies needs to do to make money from IoT

The Indian IT industry has been focusing on IoT in the last three years. However, many Indian IT-BPM providers have been grappling to define their market entry and to articulate their value proposition to clients. IoT investments and developments have been diverse and disparate as a result. A handful of Indian players are working with large manufacturing, industrials and engineering clients to co-create IoT use cases. Some of them are also participating in ecosystem plays such as Infosys-GE, TCS-GE, Wipro-Software AG and Cognizant-Verizon. more

Hype to Reality- 3 Challenges for IoT

While I talked about demand side heating up for IoT in my previous blog, the supply side has seen steady investments over the last decade for both enterprise and consumer markets. Cisco and IBM were early adopters of IoT and have been working on their respective initiatives “Internet of Everything” and “Smarter Planet” since the late 2000s. The rise of consumer wearables and smart objects such as Pebble, Apple Watch, Samsung Gear, Fitbit, Nest (bought by Google), Amazon Echo, HTC Vive have rubbed off on the enterprise space. A range of companies have entered the market in the last five years to create a business IoT stack as well—developing MEMS chips and IoT devices, providing infrastructure, and building platforms and applications. more

4 Most IoT Ready Verticals

By 2020, it is estimated that there will be 50 billion connected devices in the world. A slew of connected homes, smart kitchen appliances, universal smart controllers, fitness bands, driverless cars, self-learning traffic systems, remote controlled production lines, remote/real-time health care diagnostics will join the list. This combination of the physical and digital worlds is a powerful one. McKinsey estimates that the economic impact of IoT applications could be from USD 4 trillion to upto USD 11 trillion per year by 2025. To put things in perspective, China’s GDP in 2015 is estimated to be around USD 11 trillion. more

3 ways in which Information Technology can improve healthcare in India

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Global FoodTech Start-up Industry: a burgeoning sector, yet looking for innovation and sustainability!

There are 2 things that prompted me to write this blog today – 1) Some amazing findings published by Tracxn on the food tech start-up industry, which gave me some ‘FOOD’ for thought, and 2) my very own life saving experience with one of the food ordering platforms. more

IoT Security and Protecting Connected Cars

Ever imagined on owning a car that can drive by itself; that not just determines the fastest route for you through its navigation system, but also finds the most fuel efficient one; that automatically registers for its servicing and renews its insurance; that is smart enough to prevent accidents by assessing driver’s vital functions and alerting the travelers of the potential problems; that drives on its own through traffic jams and highways. Yes, it is no more just a dream car. This disruption is already in progress through the integration of Internet of Things. more