Friday, September 5, 2014

Top 5 Infographics of the Week: Internet of Things

In 2008, the number of things connected to the internet exceeded the number of people on Earth. By 2050, we are expected to surpass 50 million different devices connected to the internet. And we're not just talking smartphones and tablets - we mean everything. Wearable tech, household appliances, smart homes, public transportation, hospitals and even cattle have all been using sensors to transmit data automatically. It is an exciting yet scary time to be alive. The various interactions between these different entities are opening up doors for more apps, more software and more auxiliary services. With so many "things" connected online, the possibilities for information exchange becoming wider everyday. Check out the top 5 infographics to learn more about the IoT.


#1: The Internet of Things by Cisco
  • By the end of 2011, 20 typical households will generate more internet traffic than the entire internet in 2008.
  • Sparked, a startup that is using wireless sensors on cattle, reported that each cow transmits 200mb of data per year. 
  • Imagine a world in which your morning meeting was pushed back by 45 minutes, so this is communicated to your alarm clock which allows you to sleep for an extra 5 minutes. The possibilities are endless!
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#2: The Rise of the Internet of Things by Jabil
  • 60% of US adults track their diet, exercise or weight. Only 21% are currently using technology to do so. 
  • Google is developing a Smart Home network just for the Internet of Things.
  • By 2020, 90% of cars will be connected!
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#3: What Exactly is the "Internet of Things"? by Postscapes and Harbor Research
  • Sensors are the driving force of the Internet of Things. These include vision, proximity, accelerometer, electric, magnetic, temperature, sound, vibration and more. These sensors are used to connect with your surroundings. 
  • In 2014, nearly 2 billion connected devices will be shipped. This number will grow to nearly 8 billion for the year 2020. 
  • This gives a huge opportunity for revenue. An estimated $1 trillion could be made by year 2020. 
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#4: The Internet of Things: Heading Towards A Smart Planet by bestcomputersciencedegrees.com
  • In a worldwide survey of senior business leaders, 96% say that their companies would be using IoT within the next 3 years. 
  • 68% said that their companies are already investing budgets in the IoT.
  • The IoT is even being used to provide more information on the colony collapse of bees. 
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#5: The Current State of Cross-Channel Commerce by Gigya
  • 67% of online shoppers admit to having recently made a purchase that involved multiple channels. 
  • 56% of adults say they use their computer or smartphones while watching TV. 
  • 2 in 5 social media users have purchased an item in-store or online after sharing or favoriting it on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.  
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