What vertical markets will be big for IoT (Internet of Things) in 2016? Perhaps agriculture. Research and Markets, www.researchandmarkets.com, predicts the global connected agriculture market was $301.85 million in 2014 and is estimated to reach $980.71 million by 2020—which is a compound annual growth rate of 21.7% for the forecasted period.
LogMeIn (NASDAQ:LOGM) today announced that Boston-based agriculture company, Freight Farms has selected LogMeIn's Xively Internet of Things (IoT) platform to build a connected farming environment for customers of their fast growing Leafy Green Machine hydroponic growing facilities.
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced it is connecting more than 4,000 disparate rural area Weather Stations to provide a more holistic view of rural weather patterns across the US.
The first commercial IoT (Internet of Things) deployment in Belgium and Luxembourg will enable a wide range of compelling applications, from smart buildings and smart city solutions to asset tracking, supply chain, agriculture, and beyond.
Libelium has integrated the IBM Bluemix Cloud platform with Waspmote wireless sensors, to enable developers to rapidly build, run, and manage applications based on data streams from Waspmote connected sensor devices, and reduce time-to-market for Smart Cities and IoT applications.
AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced additional verification information on the company's leadership in providing weather information and updates with Superior Accuracy™.
From smart cities and defense to smart agriculture and building automation, low-power wide-area networks for the IoT (Internet of Things) are delivering connectivity and realtime data to business and mission-critical situations.