back to article PwC says US biz lagging in Internet of Things

PricewaterhouseCoopers reckons the business end of the Internet of Things is going to hit its straps in 2015, reporting that 20 per cent of US businesses polled in its most recent Digital IQ Snapshot are putting money into sensors of some kind. Unsurprisingly, the industries most keen on sensors are industries already famous …

  1. Steve Davies 3 Silver badge

    Perhaps the US is as sceptical

    as we are on this side of the Pond.

    sure there will always be some advocates for the latest Toy but do we really need everything electrical in the home/office/world connected to the Internet? Where is the USP (Unique selling proposition) that would make all of us go out and get Lightbulbs with an IP (i.e. spying capable) connection?

    will someone please tell us why we need this stuff? Will we all get consigned to a retirement home tomorrow if we don't IP enable everything in the home?

    Come on, I (and a more than a few others) are waiting.

    Now IOT Fanbois, this is your chance. Go for it!

  2. Pete 2


    > the US (says PwC) is the laggard

    Sounds like we have an IoT gap.

    1. Ole Juul

      Re: Strangelove

      There's a gap alright. Probably between somebody's ears.

  3. CheesyTheClown

    PwC knows what IoT is?

    Don't get me wrong, I've met tons of people from PwC and honestly, I wouldn't trust them to sit the right way one a toilet seat. I wasn't aware that they new what this Internet thing was.

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