Ishan Kumar: Knocking Down Barriers to Internet of Things Adoption

From smart cities and smart factories to smart homes and wearables, we are just beginning to scratch the surface of possible use cases for connected devices. The Internet of Things (IoT)has the potential to collect valuable data from all facets of our lives and use it to make tasks more convenient, save money, and create a greener world, to name a few of the benefits. For example, smart grid initiatives in cities are expected to achieve $10.7 billion savings annually by 2019 through reduced energy consumption and emissions in smart cities. Additionally, smart homes are expected to save consumers as much as 10 percent.