According to a new report from Strategy Analytics, there will be nearly 12 billion connected devices in use worldwide by the end of 2014. That is equivalent to 1.7 devices for every person on the planet, a ratio which will rise to 4.3 come 2020, when 33 billion devices are expected to be in use.
The report, entitled “Connected World: The Internet of Things and Connected Devices in 2020,” quantifies the scale of the connected device opportunity across the Internet of Things (IoT), smart home, smartphones, PCs, tablets, smart TVs and wearables.
“Back in 2007 PCs accounted for two-thirds of Internet devices — now it’s only 10 percent,” reveals David Mercer, Principal Analyst at Strategy Analytics. “The impact of the Internet on daily lives has increased rapidly in recent years. Huge growth potential still lies ahead, in terms of both the number of devices relying on Internet connectivity and…
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