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Hype Cycle for the Internet of Things, 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00252763

Analyst(s): Hung LeHong


The Internet of Things has the potential to transform industries and the way we live. This Hype Cycle helps 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
    • Enterprise Perspective on the Internet of Things
    • Public/Municipality Perspective on the Internet of Things
    • Consumer Perspective on the Internet of Things
    • Technology Perspective on the Internet of Things
    • Interpreting the Hype Cycle for the Internet of Things
    • New Additions and Changes to the Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Smart Dust
    • Operational Intelligence Platforms
    • 802.11ah
    • Quantified Self
    • Decisions and Recommendations as a Service
    • Autonomous Vehicles
    • Data Science
    • IT/OT Integration
  • At the Peak
    • Silicon Anode Batteries
    • Context Delivery Architecture
    • DASH7
    • Internet of Things
    • Smart City Framework, China
    • Smart Transportation
    • Big Data
    • Home Energy Management/Consumer Energy Management
    • Low-Cost Development Boards
    • Smart Fabrics
    • Wireless Power
    • Bluetooth 4.0
    • Enterprise Information Architecture
    • Facilities Energy Management
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Smart Appliances
    • Complex-Event Processing
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Home-Area Network
    • Broadband-Connected Televisions
    • Operational Technology Security
    • Z-Wave
    • Telematics
    • Machine-to-Machine Communication Services
    • Operational Technology Platform Convergence
    • Mobile Health Monitoring
    • Mesh Networks: Sensor
    • Advanced Metering Infrastructure
    • Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence
    • Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communications
    • IPv6
    • ISA-95 Integration Standards
    • Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications
    • RFID for Logistics and Transportation
  • Climbing the Slope
    • 6LoWPAN
    • Public Telematics and ITS
    • 802.15.4/ZigBee
    • RF MCU
    • Consumer Telematics
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Wireless Healthcare Asset Management
    • Commercial Telematics
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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