|

Solving the 5 Biggest IoT Adoption Issues

View comments: newest first | oldest first | threaded
Critic
User Rank
Stock Keeper
Calculator Batteries
Critic   4/20/2015 12:20:11 PM
NO RATINGS

Someone needs to replace his caculator batteries.  The number of individuals with Internet access is less than the world population, so the number of Internet-connected devices per person with Internet access is larger than the number of Internet-connected devices per person based on world population.

In 2003, the world population was about 6.34 billion, and the number of people with Internet access was about 779 million (= 0.779 billion).  If there were 500 million (= 0.5 billion) Internet-connected devices, then there were 0.5 billion / 6.34 billion = 0.08 devices per person.  This figure is correct in the article.  There were 0.5 billion / 0.779 billion = 0.6 devices per person with Internet access, not 0.02 devices per person with Internet access! This figure is incorrect in the article.



More Blogs from Cliff Ortmeyer
If IoT is to succeed, we must give customers confidence that the products and devices being developed are safe and that their data is secure.
Engineers and product developers rarely put privacy as the number one concern. However, to really woo cusotomers, it has to be a key consideration.
Open-source PCB design is becoming a go-to for engineers who want to improve their efficiency and time to market by adopting designs.
Twitter Feed
EBN Online Twitter Feed
EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
Archived Dialogues
Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.