Mobile will play a key role in IoT rollout: Forrester Research

The end of the smartphone era is not anywhere close but we might see greater integration between mobile and other platforms in the future, according to Forrester Research analyst Thomas Hudson.In a new report, Hudson claims that the Internet of Things (IoT) will bring new consumer and business opportunities in the next five to ten years, as billions of connected devices are added, but mobile will remain a dominant hub where consumers connect things together. See Also: Internet of Things revenues up 15 percent; cloud computing a big driver The Forrester report tries to hit back at the view that we’re moving from a mobile age to other platforms like virtual and augmented reality, as the main “hub” areas for IoT connectivity and notifications. “It is time to stop this…


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