Source: Network World
A few technologies and concepts have propelled the IoT’s dizzying growth in recent years as much as machine learning. Independent, intelligent machines that can comb through data to make their own decisions are, to some, the only reason such phenomenon as the IoT can exist in the first place. So what are the top three ways in which machine learning has and will shape the IoT?
- Making data useful
- Making the IoT more secure
- Expanding the scope of the IoT
3 ways machine learning is revolutionizing IoT
In December 2012 and January of this year, Tata Consultancy Services surveyed 1,217 executives from large companies in a dozen global industries in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. They found that companies with huge investments in Big Data are generating excess returns and gaining competitive advantages, putting companies without significant investments in Big Data at risk. The reason: There’s a big learning curve with Big Data, one that companies such as Netflix and Amazon had to embrace in the 1990s to deal with hundreds of millions of customer clicks.