IoT Connectivity & Hardware

IoT Connectivity technologies provide the network infrastructure and communication capabilities required by IoT devices to collect, transport, and exchange data over the internet and to be remotely monitored and controlled.

IoT Hardware acts as the foundation for any IoT device including its semiconductors, sensors, as well as other core device components.

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The rise of the IoT semiconductor

The rise of the IoT semiconductor

In short The penetration of semiconductor components classified as IoT is expected to grow from 7% in 2019 to 12% by 2025.Four key components are driving this IoT semiconductor growth: MCUs, connectivity chipsets, AI chipsets, and security chipsets and modules. Why it matters? The increasing penetration of IoT semiconductors will necessitate chipmakers to put an enhanced focus on typical IoT...

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The impact of Covid-19 on the Internet of Things – now and beyond the Great Lockdown: Part 2 of 2

The impact of Covid-19 on the Internet of Things – now and beyond the Great Lockdown: Part 2 of 2

Covid-19 continues to have an unprecedented impact on our society and our economy. In Part 1 of our analysis on the “impact of Covid-19 on the Internet of Things” we highlighted how the crisis is causing companies to require more transparency, reduce Capex and reconsider supply chains. We also discussed how IoT applications like “Track & Trace”, “Remote Asset Access” and specific healthcare...

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The impact of Covid-19 on the Internet of Things – now and beyond the Great Lockdown: Part 1

The impact of Covid-19 on the Internet of Things – now and beyond the Great Lockdown: Part 1

Covid-19 is having an unprecedented impact on our society and our economy. There are also strong indications that many technologies will see accelerated adoption in the coming years because people become more digitally minded as they embrace technology while working from home. But how does Covid-19 impact the Internet of Things, its technology, and its applications specifically? In the last...

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5 things to know about the LPWAN market in 2020

5 things to know about the LPWAN market in 2020

Low-power wide area networks (LPWAN), the new connectivity technology that is geared towards energy constrained IoT devices, is starting to become one of the drivers of the re-accelerating IoT market (see our IoT 2019 in Review) – this is according to IoT Analytics’ latest LPWAN Market Report 2020-2025, published in January 2020. Key findings of the LPWAN Market Report 2020-2025: The LPWAN...

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The Leading 5G IoT Use Cases

The Leading 5G IoT Use Cases

Exhibit 1: 44 5G IoT use cases based on their current level of IoT maturity and the estimated market potential for 5G 76M 5G IoT connections across 40+ use cases by 2025 5G is the fifth generation of mobile communication technology and the first that is specifically designed for various vertical IoT use cases with demanding requirements, including gigabit data rates, millisecond latencies,...

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Our View On IoT Connectivity & Hardware

IoT Connectivity technologies provide the network infrastructure and communication capabilities required by IoT devices to collect, transport, and exchange data over the internet and to be remotely monitored and controlled.

IoT Hardware acts as the foundation for any IoT device including its semiconductors, sensors, as well as other core device components.

The IoT Connectivity research stream covers a range of communication technologies deployed in IoT projects and solutions, including:

  • Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) Technologies, such as Sigfox, LoRa, NB-IoT
  • Cellular Technologies, including 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G
  • Short-Range Wireless Technologies, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee and many others
  • Satellite Technologies, such as VSAT, BGAN and the newest satellite-based LPWAN

Our Lead Expert

Eugenio Pasqua

Eugenio Pasqua

Principal Analyst

Eugenio is a principal analyst focusing on the future of communications. He is the lead expert for IoT Connectivity, especially for M2M, LPWA, and 5G.

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