Leo Sun: 4 Internet of Things Growth Markets for 2017 and Beyond

As the Internet of Things enjoys rapid growth, these companies will be tackling the most pressing issues for this technology.

The Internet of Things (IoT), which connects everyday objects, wearables, appliances, and vehicles to the cloud, is a hot tech topic these days. That's why research firm Gartner recently released a list of its top ten IoT technologies for 2017 and 2018.

While that list includes some interesting predictions regarding the industry, it doesn't mention any specific companies for investors to follow. So in this article, I'll categorize most of Gartner's listed IoT technologies into four specific markets and discuss the main companies investors should follow.