IoT: Its Impact and the Importance of Testing
IoT is the next revolution which is swiftly transforming electronic products. Users are fascinated and informed through Internet, hence it cannot be overlooked or ignored
Before going in to the details, let’s understand what has set the pace for this new technology. Increased penetration of broadband internet which is widely available, decrease in costs for connections and devices, increase in the wi-fi availability or capability devices and sensors built into them, technology costs are going down, surge in smart phone usage, digitalisation across the spheres and the impact these are creating to a human in terms of setting speed, reduced costs and better economy. All the above are creating a momentum for Internet of Things (IoT).
So now let’s understand about IoT, it is the networking of physical object through embedded sensors, actuators and devices that collect and transmit information about the object. Computers, vehicles, machinery, gadgets, smartphones, just about everything can be connected and made to talk to each other without human intervention.
Needless to say, IoT is revolutionizing the way we operate our business, irrespective of the industry or geography. McKinsey Global Institute research states that IoT can have an economic impact of $6.2 tn by 2025. According to Cisco, the economic value added by the ‘Internet of Everything’ will be close to $19 tn by 2020. HOW DOES IT IMPACT YOU? Alert your technicians about a technical snag before it actually happens. Travel hassle-free on smart roads that give you optimized routes based on real-time traffic and weather information and diversion warnings. Sound like scenes from a sci-fi movie? www.dqindia.com 65