Gartner Research

Key Technologies for the Internet of Things

Published: 30 November 2012

ID: G00245261

Analyst(s): Nick Jones


The Internet of Things requires enterprises to recruit or train experts in new sets of technologies and in new business models. Groups that monitor emerging trends should look at five key technologies.

Table Of Contents


  • Low-Power, Wireless Networking Technologies
    • Why This Is Important
    • Technologies to Watch
  • Sensor-Optimized Data Management
    • Why This Is Important
    • Technologies to Watch
  • Low-Power, Embedded OS Platforms
    • Why This Is Important
    • Technologies to Watch
  • Internet of Things Power Supply and Storage Technologies
    • Why This Is important
    • Technologies to Watch
  • Low-Power/Low-Cost, Small Processors
    • Why This Is Important
    • Technologies to Watch

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