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The best of IoT News in 2018 – and what the experts think will happen for IoT in 2019

January 04, 2019 / James Bourne

2018 has been another important year in the development of the Internet of Things – and if there’s one thing you can be sure of, 2019 will be even bigger. According to IDC’s most recent spending tracker, global IoT spending will hit almost $750 billion in the coming year, led by the manufacturing industry.Here, IoT News takes a look at the trends and opinions that shaped 2018, as well as polling executives at the sharp end of the industry on what they see happening in 2019. While plenty of column inches were devoted to key areas such as smart cities and standardisation, there were three primary areas which saw the most development in 2018.