The internet of things is on the rise, with billions of additional devices, machines and sensors ready to connect to the web around the globe soon. But the pace of growth hinges on how fast the technology industry can overcome some major road blocks.
Security challenges are perhaps the biggest problem, with hackable products flooding the market and giving a bad rep to the potential of connected gear. Reliable wireless connectivity is another issue since businesses won’t enter the fray unless they know critical data can be transmitted without interruption, and at a reasonable price.
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