What to Expect from the Internet of Things in 2019

Date : 1-2-2019

2019 IoT Predictions

As 2018 passes into the annals of history and we move into a new and exciting year ahead, it must be said that it has been quite a ride in the development of smart home and smart city technology.

Over the last 12 months, there has been a continuation in the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial IoT hardware across industry, commerce, retail and smart home setups. This trend is set to continue unabated in 2019, with a predicted 30 billion devices to be in use by 2020.

So, what will it mean for smart homes and industry in the coming year? Here we take a look at just some of the things we can expect from IoT in 2019.

Smart Homes

Home automation has come on leaps and bounds in the last few years, with people all around the world choosing to automate various aspects of their home for convenience and ease. Since 2017, the smart home tech market has grown by more than 250% and is predicted to rise to over $50 billion by 2022. The coming year is expected to see a rise in interoperability and the increased use of devices relating to:

Security – Netcams, door & window sensors, motion sensors

Efficient energy use – Thermostatic controls, remotely controlled heating

Ambience control – Hue lighting & smart speakers

It’s hard to predict exactly what lies in store, but whatever lies around the corner will be designed to make our lives easier and more comfortable.

The Healthcare Sector

Real-time health systems (RTHS) are the hot topic right now in the medical industry, as advances made in technology enable a constantly available stream of patient data for doctors to diagnose and treat people more efficiently. In recent years, concepts like complicated surgery being carried out over the internet when the patient can be hundreds of miles away from the surgeon have been made possible.

We could see more in the way of medical wearable tech to enable doctors to make better-informed decisions, as well as alarm and monitoring equipment to ensure no patient is ever forgotten. 2019 should also see this tech being made available on a much more wide-scale basis.

Smart Cities

As they say, Rome wasn’t built in a day and the realisation of smart cities in the way they were meant to be is something of a herculean task. Much in the way of investment and effort will be put into smart city IoT infrastructure, with the following predictions being made for 2019:

We might be a little way away from the full implementation of driverless cars, but we could see driverless tractors and farm equipment in the following year. Other mass automation may come in mining and manufacturing, with drones and robots becoming widely used.

We may also see smart city residents encouraged to engage with smart tech, with financial incentives like reduced water bills for being a good recycler or for taking public transport. This gamification is something that will help these facilities develop. Also, things like video-as-sensor tech will be increasingly used by cities to increase public safety, save money and optimise operations. All this will hopefully translate to lower costs and a better standard of living for anyone living in a smart city.

In Summary

It’s an exciting time to be involved with IoT and the next few years are predicted to herald a revolution in the way many of us live our lives. From smart homes to manufacturing to the way authorities run our Cities, IoT is most certainly here to stay.

At Sure Universal, we provide a reliable and complete software platform that allows for the implementation of scalable and secure IoT solutions. Our agnostic hardware facilitates interoperability between disparate IoT devices and it is the only platform that can deliver a complete, standard compliant IoT software solution to cable and Telco operators giving them optimum data security and interoperability.

If you would like to find out more about anything discussed here or you’d like to find out about our full range of services, everything you need to know is on our website www.sureuniversal.com. Alternatively, if it’s advice and guidance you’re after, you can get in touch by filling in our contact form  and someone will be in touch as soon as they can.

« || »

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

9 + 1 =

Recent Post

What is M2M and How Does it Fit into the IoT Landscape?

Is RPMA the Best LPWAN Technology for IoT Connectivity

What is the Difference Between Full Stack IoT and Custom Stack IoT?

Making Parking Smarter with IoT

Tags

Smart technology IoT Smart devices Activites for kids Alexa Amazon Amazon Fire TV Amazon’s Alexa Amazon’s Echo android apps Android Features Android Phone Apple TV April Fools Day Best Apps Chromecast Fitness Apps Classic Movies Fiber Internet Events Fiber Internet Connection Funny tricks Gifts Go Green Home Automation TV Shows Home Theater TV Remote Interesting IoT Security IoT – Internet of Things Light bulb Lighting Media Streaming Movie Trilogies Movies Pets Privacy Issues Product Update Productivity Apps Quiz Remote Control Roku Smart Device Top Apps Technology of Lighting Smart Home Smart TV Technology Streamer Event VR IoT; amazon; Home Automation; Remote Control IoT for kids Halloween smart socket smart thermostat nest thermostat smart fan smart shades smart humidifier freeze detector smart lighting Smart home gadget Christmas gifts gadget Christmas movies streaming control smartphone IoT Technology Wi-Fi connections lose weight track calories food scale shape scale smart scale fitness tracker IoT cloud robot virtual reality IoT Device thermostat security system smart IoT network smart city Magazines IOT Journal Evolution Magazine Digitalist Magazine IoT India Magazine Smart tech smartphones youtube channel gadgets wearables IoT applications GymWatch fitness wearable Amazon Alexa Echo dot Voice Control ocf interroperability SD-IoT Software digital media STB Set-top Box manufacturers certification Data services ads business model monetizing IoT ces 2018 demo interoperability Internet of Things Marketing IoT devices IoT data marketers smart garden devices Garden Sensor Wi-Fi Sprinkler Automower Smart LED Flood IoT influencers IoT space IoT news IoT Solutions IoT skills; IoT sensors; IoT devices; data security; IoT industry Sports and IoT; wearable sensors; Z-Wave ZigBee smart home hub Z-Wave devices Smart Toys kids mesh network IR devices IR blaster IoT Sensors father's day new tech costumer service Iot gadgets irobot alarm iotivity smart home specification automated home The Hub smart office Automated office Smart Homes Smart Home; IoT; IoT platforms IoT ecosystem IoT world Gateway smart buildings IoT platform smartphone app Smart Cities IoT hardware smart home technology IIoT technology industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Smart Industry connected devices building automation building autonation system iot tech smart home lighting Iot Gadget thanksgiving smart gadgets Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets Smart sensors contact sensors detector sensors temperature sensor water temperature sensor brightness sensor iot software platform IoT Gateway IoT Ready IoT gateway software home security window sensor door sensor Iot solution; smart city technology smart home tech market wearable tech IoT in Education smart LED lighting new world of IoT Preventive Maintenance IoT preventive maintenance smart refrigerator software-defined IoT platform Smart Doorbells home alarm systems office automation setups IoT health care medical devices IoT gizmos Smart Lock Smart Doorbell Smart Camera smart home IoT devices Bluetooth cellular IoT IoT Connectivity LPWAN hybrid IoT wireless protocols for enabling IoT The Internet of Things (IoT) mash network Wifi Li-Fi Internet of Things (IoT) What is Li-Fi? wireless protocols LED bulbs solar power solutions based on IoT IoT in solar energy plants utilizing IoT innovative technologies Trust Architectures for IoT 5G 5G works Remove term NB-IoT Cat-M1; Massive IoT Deployments; NB-IoT; Cat-M1; Massive IoT Deployments; IoT based technologies IoT integrated systems IoT automation IoT technologies Edge Computing Micro Data Network Iot; Easter; Blockchain secure network Data Sharing Augmented Reality AR technologies Weightless SIG wireless

Categories

Industry News

Company News

Ready to Try?

Follows us