Navigant: IoT device global revenue to total $732B over coming decade

Friday December 23, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Navigant Research, IoT, Neil Strother

BOULDER -- Total global IoT device revenue in the residential and commercial sectors is expected to total more than $732 billion from 2016 to 2026, according to a new report from Navigant Research.NavigantNEWlogoUSE

The report examines the global market for residential and commercial Internet of Things (IoT) devices, providing market forecasts segmented by device, sector, and region, and highlighting the expected trends and potential market size through 2026.

Adoption of IoT devices continues in the residential and commercial building sectors as owners and operators look to take advantage of technologies that can enhance energy management, provide greater control, and increase comfort, the report said.

As adoption continues, awareness of these devices’ ability to enable greater efficiencies through intelligence at the edge of networks and cloud-based IoT solutions is also growing. 

“Connected or IoT devices in commercial buildings or homes enable a variety of applications and provide benefits related to automation, convenience, and, of course, energy efficiency—and these benefits are starting to resonate on a growing basis among building managers, homeowners, and even renters,” said Neil Strother, Navigant principal research analyst.

“Though this market is still nascent, and we recognize key challenges, like potential security risks, the IoT market for devices has a long-term upside, with the associated revenue expected to more than quadruple during the next 10 years.”

In addition to security risks that have surfaced from IoT devices commandeered by bad actors exploiting vulnerabilities, the report said the market also struggles with interoperability issues, and a level of uncertainty around the unclear IoT device value proposition..

The report, IoT Devices for Energy Management, analyzes the market for residential and commercial IoT devices. Global market forecasts for IoT device revenue attributed to the residential and commercial sectors, segmented by device, sector, and region, extend through 2026.

The report highlights the expected trends related to residential and commercial IoT devices and examines the potential market size.

An Executive Summary of the report is available for free download on the Navigant Research website.