Internet of Things & the World of Sports

Emerging Media: Today & Beyond


Consumers will continue to connect an array of ordinary, everyday devices, objects, apps, and people to the internet.  Today, and for many years to come, the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue to transform our daily lives.  Below are just a few of the IoT that has changed the way we connect to the world around us.


According to a report from the McKinsey Global Institute, in 2015, there were an estimated 10 billion connected devices globally and the impact of these connected smart devices on the global economy was estimated at close to $2 trillion. By 2020, connected devices are expected to increase to 75 billion units adding close to $20 trillion to the global economy.

By viewing IoT applications through the lens of settings, McKinsey’s report identified nine settings where IoT creates value in environments such as humans, homes, offices, factories, worksites (mining, oil and gas, and construction)…

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