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Internet of Things: a 900 million euro market

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Internet of Things: a 900 million euro market

The Politecnico di Milano (Polytechnic University of Milan) has analyzed the data on the Internet of things in Italy. There are six million interconnected things and smart cities have attracted a total of 65 million euros: it is a market in continuous growth

The Politecnico di Milano (Polytechnic University of Milan) has analyzed the data on the Internet of things in Italy. There are six million interconnected things and smart cities have attracted a total of 65 million euros: it is a market in continuous growth

The Internet of things, or the new digital life of everyday objects: from smart cities – the management of city services (parking, transportation, illumination, etc.) – to smart cars (a car connected to other cars and infrastructures), intelligent meters, and the automatic management of buildings to ensure comfort and savings, and much, much more. The Politecnico di Milano has organized the data (gathered by research managers Giovanni Miragliotta and Angela Tumino) on the continuously increasing diffusion of this trend in Italy. In 2013, over 36 million electric Smart Meters and over 2 million connected cars were counted. The number of interconnected things on the cellular network reaches 6 million: a market worth 900 million euros. (altro…)