Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for the Internet of Things, 2012

Published: 27 July 2012

ID: G00234864

Analyst(s): Hung LeHong


The Internet of Things has the potential to transform industries and the way we live. This Hype Cycle will help enterprises assess the levels of risk, maturity and hype that are associated with a transformative early-stage trend.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Interpreting the Hype Cycle for the Internet of Things
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Internet of Things Impact on Enterprise Architecture
    • 802.11ah
    • Smart Pills
    • IT/OT Integration
    • Intelligent Lamppost
    • Smart City Framework China
    • Context Delivery Architecture
    • Internet of Things
  • At the Peak
    • Home Energy Management/Consumer Energy Management
    • Silicon Anode Batteries
    • DASH7
    • Facilities Energy Management
    • Smart Fabrics
    • Big Data
    • Enterprise Information Architecture
    • Smart Appliances
    • Wireless Power
    • Z-Wave
    • Broadband-Connected Televisions
    • Complex-Event Processing
    • Home-Area Network
    • Operational Technology Security
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Telematics
    • Machine-to-Machine Communication Services
    • Mesh Networks: Sensor
    • Operational Technology Platform Convergence
    • Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence
    • Mobile Health Monitoring
    • Advanced Metering Infrastructure
    • Car-to-Infrastructure Communications
    • 6LoWPAN
    • Car-to-Car Communications
    • RFID for Logistics and Transportation
    • IPv6
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Public Telematics
    • 802.15.4/ZigBee
    • Consumer Telematics
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Wireless Healthcare Asset Management
    • Commercial Telematics
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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