Bill Evans: The Internet of Things (IoT) – The Journey Has Begun. Has Yours?

Today, we’re surrounded by the Internet of Things (IoT). Wearable devices track our exercise, LTE-enabled cars help us stay connected while traveling, and home control systems allow us to adjust lighting, temperature settings, and security systems from the convenience of our smartphone or tablet. And the list is growing. In 2016, Gartner estimates 6.4 billion connected “things” will be in use worldwide—a 30 percent increase from 2015—and 5.5 million new things will get connected every day. Looking out to 2020, Gartner predicts there will be 20.8 billion connected things worldwide. {1}