A picture paints a thousand words, and none more so than these enlightening IoT infographics giving us a pictorial view into the world of the Internet of Things.
1. Intel – A Guide to the Internet of Things
An excellent overview of the Internet of Things from chip maker Intel, showing where we are and where we might be going.
2. Postscapes – What Is The “Internet of Things”?
Emphasising how the IoT and Smart Systems are driven by a combination of Sensors, Connectivity and People & Processes – this is a hugely detailed IoT infographic from the people at Postscapes and Harbor Research.
3. Cisco – The Internet of Things
It may be from 2011 but this infographic from networking company Cisco is still a great vision of how the increase in “things” will affect our network of the future.
4. Vibrant Doors – Smart Home Technology of the Future
Showing how the smart home will change everyday living for most people – as well as consumer preferences, expected demand, and the obstacles to widespread adoption of the new “smart” technology.
5. Libelium – 50 Sensor Applications for a Smarter World
Illustrating sensor applications across several areas, from smart cities to the environment, retail and agriculture, this is an information rich colour-coded IoT infographic.
6. Entrust – The Internet of Things Brings Benefits, Security Risks to Enterprises
This infographic from security experts Entrust, outlines the current IoT landscape with respect to security — from cause for concern to key challenges and potential solutions.
7. Future Processing – Experience Smart City in One Minute
What is a smart city? – and how will smart technologies improve our urban life? This infographic from Future Processing nicely illustrates the subject with examples of real smart initiatives from around the world.
8. FutureForAll – Waking up with Healthcare’s Internet of Things in 2040
Ever wondered what it will be like to wake up in the year 2040? This infographic shows the possible health benefits the IoT could bring us by then.
9. UK Business Insider – How the Internet of Things will Explode by 2020
Depicting how the IoT ecosystem functions and forecasting how the IoT is poised to explode by 2020, this infographic also highlights how many environments from manufacturing to transportation and healthcare will benefit from utilising the ecosystem.
10. Verizon – State of the Market: IoT 2016
Communications company Verizon bring us this highly detailed interactive infographic showing how organisations from every sector are building IoT into their future strategies and business models. Use the menus to explore the sectors.
The above are just a handful of the many IoT infographics out there helping us to visualise how the Internet of Things is impacting our lives, right now and in the future. Do you have a particular favourite that’s not included here? Let us know below.