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Key Considerations for Incorporating AI in Your IoT Products

Published: 29 November 2018

ID: G00373908

Analyst(s): Mark Hung

Summary

Advances in AI software are impacting the entire IoT ecosystem — from the cloud to the edge. Technology product managers should take advantage of these trends or risk being left behind their competition.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Key AI Breakthroughs, Such as Image Classification and NLP, Are Now Broadly Available From Technology Providers, Accelerating AI’s Adoption in IoT Products
  • Increased Processing Power Is Enabling the Provisioning of AI Software on the IoT Endpoint or Gateway, With Inferencing Starting to Migrate From the Cloud to the Edge
  • Emerging Machine Learning Development Trends, Such as AI APIs, Open Source, Transfer Learning and AutoML, Are Shortening the Development Cycle From Years to Months

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