MWC has shown IoT is everywhere. Large players like IBM, Microsoft offer generic platforms to the market, formally vertical players like GE open their platform to the world and across industries all makers IoT-inze their gear, machines and solutions. At present there are competitive offers across all solution value chain parts, multiple sensors, multiple IoT devices, a variety of connectivity standards (Wifi, LoRa, 5G, …), a plentitude of connectivity providers, generic and dedicated platforms, market places for apps and lots of PoCs to create value from IoT and its data. So where is this plethora heading ?
mobileVision believes that the overall value chain will drastically evolve and the player landscape will consolidate rapidly, the value provided will also change over the next years. Key trends predicted are highlighted in our chart, your feedback is welcome !