Semiconductor Engineering .:. Week in Review: IoT, Security, Auto
McKinsey & Company identified 10 top trends in the Internet of Things. They include: IoT is a business opportunity, not just a tech opportunity; disciplined execution across multiple use cases is the path to value; and IoT is gradually enabling more subscription business models, but consumers are resistant.
Louis Columbus of IQMS provides some IoT data points and identifies what he believes are the top 25 IoT startups out there. Venture Scanner says IoT startup funding was $16.7 billion during the fourth quarter of 2018, with all of 2018’s funding for IoT startups increasing by 94% compared with 2017. Among the leading IoT startups in 2019 are Armis Security, Crate.io, Dragos, Drayson Technologies, and Element Analytics, he writes.