Internet of Things (IoT)

451 Research has been covering the Internet of Things since 2004, from consumer adoption of smart home offerings and connected cars, to network operator enabling technologies, and enterprises implementing industrial automation. Our current IoT coverage combines regularly quantitative survey results from enterprises and consumers, M&A and investment activity across the industry, and qualitative insight for a holistic perspective on real-world uses of the Internet of Things. Our research results in hundreds of written reports, custom research projects, and strategic consulting engagements.

Market Insight

Consumers cautiously optimistic about their self-driving futures

The idea of cars that drive themselves was the realm of science fiction not many years ago, but a confluence of recent technology advancements has made this fiction a reality.

Technology & Business Insight

Exploring Industrial IoT Adoption Rates and Maturity Across Industry Types

The term ‘industrial Internet of Things’ covers a diverse set of enterprises and pulls in a mix of brownfield and greenfield operations. Within those operations, the needs of continuous processes vary from those of discrete manufacturing. The willingness, ability or practicality of applying new technology also varies across differing sizes of enterprise.

Technology & Business Insight

Economics of IoT

Market Insight

Augmented and virtual reality technologies promise to change the game for healthcare

There is potential for AR and VR technologies to be used individually or in combinations to transform the traditional ways patients are treated, particularly for pain, paralysis and psychological trauma.

Technology & Business Insight

Augmented and Virtual Reality: User Interfaces for IoT

Market Insight

Hannover Messe: the world's largest industrial trade fair, where OT solidly adopts IIoT

The core elements of this event are of course the large OT companies, but increasingly they are opening up to new ways of working and partnerships, with traditional IT companies and emerging hybrid OT/IT startups. Some IT providers may take a little while to find the right partner ecosystem to engage with, but through standards organizations and consortia, the doors are wide open to work with OT expertise.

Voice Of The Connected User Landscape

Amazon and Apple Are Most Preferred Smart Home Brands

Growth for the smart home market continues to be driven by uptake of energy management and security solutions, as consumers seek cloud-powered answers to practical problems at home. Interestingly, when asked about their most preferred manufacturer of smart home tech, Amazon and Apple take the prize -- neither of which make thermostats or security cameras.

Market Insight

GE Digital prepackages its Predix platform around business outcomes

GE Digital has predefined offerings that target the nexus of operational efficiency and business improvement by delivering a full range of capabilities around its Predix industrial IoT (IIoT) platform.

Market Map

IoT: Things-Centric

451 Research Market Maps™ are available in over fifty technology markets and are designed to provide you a view of the vendor landscape in a specific market and across major market segments.

Market Insight

Crossing the intersection of connected cars and commerce

This report illustrates the stakeholders, challenges, current market developments and potential future use cases that embedded in-vehicle payments have to offer.