Smart Buildings

What are the Main Challenges Preventing the Adoption of the IoT in Buildings?

“The potential challenges facing Internet of Things initiatives are numerous and varied,” begins the Market Challenges section of our latest report. The comprehensive report goes into specific detail on a wide range of obsticles facing vendors and their customers who may be exploring opportunities for Internet of Things in Building (BIoT). Here we assess just five of the key challenges facing the wide-scale deployment of IoT devices, especially their deployment in commercial buildings. Security The fear of cyber attack is an undeniable and influential limitation to IoT adoption. According to a Gemalto survey released in October 2017 month, an overwhelming 90% of consumers lack confidence in the security of IoT devices. While Aruba network’s IoT research report of 2017 found that over half of respondents 52% feel external attack is the greatest threat to their IoT systems, and shockingly, 84% have already experienced an IoT related breach. “As the growth of IoT continues, tighter security […]

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