Ask Ayla - Question 16 - What is Ayla's Integration with AWS Greengrass?
Jun 14, 2017 | By aylanetworks
Hi Ayla, Whats the latest on your relationship with AWS and their announcement of Greengrass?
The “Internet of Things” (IoT) may sound complex, but in actuality, is a fairly simple concept to understand. On a very high level, IoT is the ability for things that contain embedded technologies to sense, communicate, interact, and collaborate with other things, thus creating a network of physical objects. In recent years this concept has gained enormous momentum, and is now one of the most talked about things in the world of technology today. At this rapid rate of growth, it is projected that there will be approximately 26 billion connected devices by 2020.
With the Internet of Things, manufacturers can give each of their physical assets a digital identity, enabling them to know the exact location, condition, and usage of their assets in real time throughout the supply chain.
Consumer adoption of connected devices such as smart appliances and wearable devices is rising. Today, more than 30% of consumers already own or plan to purchase an in-home connected device in the next two years according to a report by Acquity Group. Some of the key benefits connected devices provide consumers are:
This whitepaper analyzes 10 key trends impacting the market for consumer technology now and into the next year. Topics include: Voice Control, Mobile Services, Connected CE, Virtual and Augmented Reality, OTT Video Services, Connected Cars, Smart Home, Smart Home Devices & Services, Wearables and Healthcare.
The Internet of Things (IoT) covers a lot of ground, and much of it is in the consumer space. There has been a flood of products and the numbers continue to rise. Many have a limited market, but the number has risen into the billions: Gartner estimates 6.4 billion in 2016.
A great deal of the hype surrounding the Internet of Things has focused on consumer devices, whether wearables like the Fitbit or home electronics systems like Nest. But from a manufacturing and trade perspective, there are numerous ways that the IoT can be even more useful.