Whether you're a business person, looking to take your business to the next level or a homeowner making your abode a smart home for better living- IoT is what you need. The Internet Of Things has become a huge part of our lives, embedding itself in everything that we do. a huge part of our lives, embedding itself in everything that we do. IoT has been offering various benefits like enabling us to have greater control on devices or gadgets, offer valuable insights into resource consumption habits, streamlining business processes. It has been very instrumental in connecting people in organizations with systems and technology which has been facilitating a better quality of life.

2018 has been a year for innovation of various connected devices and, as per some experts, this year is going to be an exception with many more IoT devices coming up; we have covered some like:

Smart Cars:

The rise of smart self-driven cars technology is something that is still being worked on, yet by 2020 it is estimated that there will be around 250 million IoT connected cars across the globe. These smart cars will come fitted with smart sensors that can help in saving fuel costs, time management, cut down pollution and also avoid collision with other vehicles. These automobiles are also expected to be more alert and responsive to the changing conditions.

Healthcare Devices:

As per some estimates, the spending on healthcare wearables or IoT solutions is expected to reach a staggering $1trillion dollars by the year 2025! The healthcare industry has been the fastest to embrace this technology as the IoT embedded devices greatly help healthcare specialists to diagnose diseases and provide treatment on time. Integration of IoT features also helps in providing high-value service to patients who need constant supervision, chronic ailments and the elderly.

Virtual Assistants:

Google Now, Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Echo are a few examples of existing Virtual Assistants we are acquainted with. Just a voice command to the devices for ordering food, groceries, things that you need- it has never been so convenient as these intelligent assistants do it all. And not just in homes, these virtual assistants are coming up in retail outlets, transport hubs, online shopping and much more.

All these of which we thought only existed in fictional movies is moving steadily towards becoming a reality. In a few years, all that we need will be available at our fingertips and IoT is set to enable these changes, ushering us into the next age of efficiency. From building smart home devices to enterprise platforms that perform complex actions with ease and software or connected products which support these actions- IoT is here to stay and grow further.