Last week Gartner published its now almost legendary Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. While last year was still the subject of Big Data at the head of Cycles, the Internet of Things has taken the lead in the phase “P eak of inflated expectations” here now. This status in the Hype Cycle describes the phase in which the technology is already used by the first early adopters and is reported much about successful or failed integrations and implementations.
The exciting thing about the thing is that Gartner was felt in the past two years that the Internet of Things will require more than ten years before it actually the so-called “plateau of productivity” is reached, arrived thus without restrictions in everyday life. With the new classification Gartner expects only five to ten years up to that status. Gartner believes that the “Internet of Things” becomes a vibrant part of the IT landscape
So we can adjust to the fact that we in the coming years will join an exciting development in this area. Google, Apple and, not least, Samsung will play a major role. Developments such as the Apple HomeKit here are an important first step by first spinning towards a solid, forward-looking and suitable for everyday use technology