It feels like we’ve been living with uncertainty forever. Since the beginning of 2020, when COVID-19 upended life globally, the near future has seemed especially hard to foresee. One thing that has remained remarkably consistent, however, is the explosive growth in IoT-related technologies. While the pandemic has brought many challenges—intense burdens on healthcare, chip shortages, supply chain disruptions, radical upheaval in industries from travel to hospitality and beyond—it has also demonstrated the importance and the viability of connected and data-driven technologies.
Here, then, are nine trends to keep an eye on throughout 2022.