IoT in 2016. An Increasingly Crowded Landscape

3 comments

The Internet of Things is definitely a thing. More and more companies are developing capabilities that lever IoT technologies as a core part of their offering.

This graphic from Matt Turck at FirstMark Capital offers a nice overview of some of the players in 2016.

IoT Internet of Things Landscape 2016

This isn’t the whole story though. There are plenty of other companies out there – this research found 707 IoT software platform companies that had received funding between 2013 and 2016.

There is a long way to go before it is clear who the winners will be. Plenty of companies will fail on the way and for enterprises picking companies to work with, there is going to be an increasing challenge to pick organisations that will stay the distance.

Get the Latest News on IoT Forum 2017

IoT Forum will be returning in 2017, be first on the list for the sell out event next year!

3 responses to “IoT in 2016. An Increasingly Crowded Landscape”

  1. […] It is this difference and the proliferation of potential applications which has led to the innovation of new technologies that can enable the Internet of Things (as opposed to continuing with M2M or the status quo). From better, cheaper, long-lived sensors to a plethora of wireless communication technologies and a veritable array of ‘IoT platforms’, the stuff available to create an IoT project is now part of an increasingly crowded and confusing market place. (IoT in 2016. An Increasingly Crowded Landscape). […]

  2. […] It is this difference and the proliferation of potential applications which has led to the innovation of new technologies that can enable the Internet of Things (as opposed to continuing with M2M or the status quo). From better, cheaper, long-lived sensors to a plethora of wireless communication technologies and a veritable array of ‘IoT platforms’, the stuff available to create an IoT project is now part of an increasingly crowded and confusing market place. (IoT in 2016. An Increasingly Crowded Landscape). […]

  3. […] It is this difference and the proliferation of potential applications which has led to the innovation of new technologies that can enable the Internet of Things (as opposed to continuing with M2M or the status quo). From better, cheaper, long-lived sensors to a plethora of wireless communication technologies and a veritable array of ‘IoT platforms’, the stuff available to create an IoT project is now part of an increasingly crowded and confusing market place. (IoT in 2016. An Increasingly Crowded Landscape). […]

Leave a Reply