IoT to add USD 1.9 trn to economy by 2020 - Gartner

Wednesday 9 October 2013 | 09:38 CET | News
The Internet of Things will add some USD 1.9 trillion to the world economy by 2020, predicts Gartner. According to the market researcher, up to 30 billion objects of various sorts will be connected to the internet with their own IP address, compared with only 2.5 billion things, mostly mobile phones and PCs, in 2009, reports AFP. A growing number of manufacturers are unveiling connected watches, glasses and home appliances, and Gartner expects connectedness to be a feature of an increasing number of object types, foreseeing that "We will put more computers in our laundry basket in a week than

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