Key IoT predictions in 2022 – The year enterprises take control

While IoT has had several false starts over the last decade, the past 18 months has seen an acceleration in IoT adoption and deployments as organisations and industries have looked to remotely operate sensors and devices. This is partly in response to the pandemic but mainly as a result of IoT finally becoming mainstream as its value is recognised.

As we enter 2022, in today’s ‘always on’ world, this demand for remotely operated IoT devices is only set to continue to boom....

Editorial: 10 predictions for the IoT in 2022

As we begin wrapping up the year, it’s time to predict what the IoT industry will look like in 2022.

Seamlessly connected homes

“The US market has seen substantial year-over-year growth in the number of connected homes, and this is expected to continue in the years to come,” analysts from McKinsey said in a recent report.

“However, we're still far from the vision of seamlessly connected homes.”

The emergence of Thread as a widely-backed...

Forrester: Chip shortage will limit IoT growth by 10-15% in 2022

Forrester Research predicts the ongoing global chip shortage will limit IoT growth by 10-15 percent in 2022.

The chip shortage that’s plaguing all technology manufacturers is the result of several factors including trade conflicts and even a drought in Taiwan, the leading country for semiconductor manufacturing. However, the biggest factor was COVID-19.

COVID-19 forced the closure of many semiconductor manufacturing facilities. Meanwhile, the demand for technology...