For the last five years we have repeatedly heard about the forthcoming IoT revolution from many management consultancies. Yet the billions of connected objects expected have not materialized, despite the clear market demand. Why?
It is our strong belief that potential IIoT customers have to deal with too many different suppliers, offering too many moving parts, with little co-ordinated integration exacerbated by a lack of overall strategic vision. Governments are not, at present, tackling this confusing fragmentation by driving common protocols, as they did with GSM. This creates many inefficiencies and large overhead costs.
A more customer-oriented, frictionless approach is required