In this contributed article, Ville Ylläsjärvi, of Haltian, asks whether companies should choose LTE-M or NB-IoT chipsets
According to the McKinsey Global Institute, the internet of things will generate revenues of up to $11 trillion by 2025, with some experts predicting there will be more than 26 billion devices connecting to the Internet of Things by 2020.
In addition to the McKinsey forecast is another from market research company IHS Markit, which claims that more than 75 billion smart devices will be in use by 2025. That’s a 400 per cent increase over the approximately 15 billion devices in use today.
Putting this in perspective, chipset manufacturers must build microchips at a rate six times greater than has ever been produced since they were first developed in 1958 by Texas Instruments. [Read more…] about Briefing – Products and Markets: Time running out for chipset manufacturers to meet IoT forecasts