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Hype Cycle for Embedded Software and Systems, 2019

Published: 08 July 2019

ID: G00370060

Analyst(s): Bill Ray


This Hype Cycle charts the progress and potential of embedded software and system technologies. The information here should be used to select the best tools, software, hardware, messaging, security and communications systems as they become the core building blocks for the Internet of Things.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Smart Dust
  • At the Peak
    • OMA SpecWorks LightweightM2M
    • RISC-V
    • Constrained Application Protocol
    • Biochips
    • Bluetooth 5.1
    • Digital Twin
    • Micro OS (IoT)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Embedded Software and Systems Security
    • Arduino
    • oneM2M
    • Low-Cost Development Boards
    • MicroPython
    • Embedded Hypervisor
    • Sensor Fusion
  • Climbing the Slope
    • IoT Integration
    • IPv6
    • Message Queue Telemetry Transport
    • Bluetooth Beacons
    • Data Distribution Service
    • AMQP
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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