IDC's Vernon Turner, SVP Enterprise Infrastructure, Mobility, Consumer, Network, Telecom, Internet of Things, and Sustainability Research, and Dave Sonnen, Geospatial Analyst, discuss how the Internet of Things is starting to become a reality and reflect on key recent announcements including the founding of the AllSeen Alliance.
What will we do with all of the Apple sensors: NFC, HealthKit, HomeKit, LED Sensors, barometers. Will they portend the beginning of yet another big data assault that will impact geospatial professionals? Will they catapult the “connected home” or “quantified self” craze? How will we use these data? Will standards be part of the adoption and who will own them?