Appinions, the Data Journalism group, has released its findings from its latest research conducted from March through June 2014. Some of their initial findings indicate that
The Major Brands are Already Winning
Already the established players are emerging as the leaders in the market. The only real new guy in the top 5 is Nest and when you consider that they’re now essentially a part of Google, you’re looking at the usual tech companies who are dominating the industry.
What are the main verticals?
What are the most influential Internet of Things devices?
According to Appinions and their complex calculations, there were a few standout Home Automation devices garnering attention between March and June 14 :
The conclusions to be drawn from this study suggest what many of us already suspected – the market is early and volatile as the major players rush to release news of products to the market and gain a share of this emerging industry. Expect plenty of movements over the coming years as the new startups enter the market and old giants look to protect their position as the leaders in the tech world. For the full report, check it out on appinion’s website