Did you know there will be 50 billion connected devices by 2020?
I am not making it up!
This was the future painted by Dr. Martin Scott, SVP and GM, Cryptography Research Division, Rambus, in a scintillating session on the Internet of Things (IoT) at the Silicon Summit 2015 event organized by Global Semiconductor Alliance in April.
What will the future look like when there will be more than six devices for every person on the planet?
I’ll summarize what I learned regarding three IoT topics: the components, the scope and the challenges.
Components of an IoT System
Dr. Scott laid out the high-level components of an IoT system: (more…)