In this article for GovTech.com Rob Coenen explains how the potential for IoT to improve residents’ lives is significant, but only if cities have adequate digital infrastructure.
In 2017, the number of IoT devices outnumbered the world’s population for the first time, exceeding 8 billion. While forecasts for the future have varied widely, the current consensus is that we can expect 20-plus billion IoT devices by 2020. We may have as many as 125 billion by 2030, according to IHS Markit, a data analytics research firm.
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