Nick Flaherty: Tackling the myths of the IoT

6/03/2021 - 13:06

..." “That 50bn devices is credible, we can get there, we just need to learn the lessons from the past and apply them to the future,” he said.

He points to the example of a connected rubbish bin (trash can). “To connect the bin is pretty straightforward but its what happens behind that that is the challenge. What you need for that is more like an ‘uber’ of bin collection and that’s a completely different model, different skills in the workforce, different rota systems, the amount of change in the real world is enormous. That was not really understood initially."