3 IoT Trends to Watch in 2015
The dust has settled from CES 2015. The Internet of Things was front and
center throughout the show, a reflection of its rapidly expanding presence in
products and services for consumers and businesses alike. IoT played a vital
role in hundreds of products on display, including dazzling innovations such
as self-driving cars and the latest drones. Here are three trends that
emerged from CES that will shape the direction of IoT monetization in 2015
Wearables move beyond the wrist
The market for wearables is advancing beyond the realm of wristbands and
smart watches. Connected wear is now available from head to toe.
Headgear: Headsets that alter reality are nothing new. But Microsoft
HoloLens, announced shortly after CES, is certainly new. It enables users to
interact with holograms in the real world and, according to company
The Compelling Driver for IoT Is in Services, Not The Devices
By Marie Martin
I came across a very interesting story posted at the Reviewed.com. Website in
the section covering home oven reviews. The headline read “The Smart Home
Dominates the Internet of Things.” The story, based on a recent report
published by Appinions, a market research firm, stated that while home
automation “is used interchangeably” with the Internet of Things, the
fact is that the IoT is far bigger than that. “It promises to unify a vast
array of industrial and commercial devices and activities, not just y... (more)
By Marie Martin
Some don’t know but “yes” there is a past for the Internet of Things.
What’s really interesting is what the future looks like. Just imagine the
Internet of Things in the year 2025. Can you?
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By Tim Clark
Innovative companies who provide their products and services on a recurring
basis have continued to generate new sales and drive greater profits since
Aria Systems published its Big Book of Recurring Revenue Innovators e-book in
Spring of this year. From established names such as Microsoft, ESPN, Toyota,
and United Airlines to start-ups like JustFab, recurring revenue-based
companies continue to show the potential for tremendous growth.
JustFab, which sells women’s shoes, handbags, jewelry, denim, and athletic
gear by subscription, joined the Billion-Dollar Club of c... (more)
2014 was a big year for Aria. Most notably, the company announced a
record-setting year with revenue best across the board. While this is
indicative of Aria’s success as a company, the findings are even more
indicative of the space Aria occupies – recurring revenue, now estimated to
be a $300 billion market across all industries and companies, is on the fast
track with no signs of slowing down.
So now that we know the space is hot, let’s look back to the top read blog
posts* of 2014 and identify the key takeaways to bring into the new year.
Customer Lifetime Value: The Litmus Tes... (more)