Internet of Things
With the emergence of sensors technology and the advances in communication technologies and cloud computing, we are moving towards a new computing paradigm, which will involve trillions of connected devices – IoT, Internet of Things. IoT will transform and it requires rethinking of how we compute today.
What is Internet of Things (IoT)?
The Internet of Things (IoT) is actually a reference made to physical devices around the world that are now connected to the internet, collecting and sharing data. Thanks to cheap processors and wireless networks, it’s possible to turn anything, from a pill to an airplane, into part of the IoT. This adds a level of digital intelligence to devices enabling them to communicate without a human involvement, merging the digital and physical worlds.
According to a report by Gartner, Internet Of Things – IoT will include 26 billion units installed by 2020, and by that time, IoT product and service suppliers will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion, mostly in services.
In addition, International Data Corporation (IDC) has looked at the components, processes, and IT support for IoT and expects the technology and services revenue to expand from $4.8 trillion in 2012 to $7.3 trillion by 2017 at an 8.8% CAGR, with the greatest opportunity initially in the consumer, discrete manufacturing, and government vertical industries.
Asia Pacific and North America are estimated to contribute $92.8 billion and $56.3 billion, respectively, by 2017. These regions are forecast to grow at a CAGR of 33.2% and 28.3%, respectively, from 2012 to 2017. There will be a growing demand for expertise in IoT in the APAC region.
Why do I need an IoT certification?
The Certified Internet of Things Specialist – CIoTS Certification course from RapidStart in Singapore, the Authorised Training Partner (ATP) of Global Science and Technology Forum – GSTF, will focus on the core technologies behind Internet of Things. This certification leverages and explores the infrastructure, communication, sensor technologies, networking technologies, data / storage / analytics and security aspects of IoT in building the next-generation computing realm, which makes the world fully connected. Upon completion of the CIoTS course, participants will have a good understanding of the different pieces of an IoT system and how they interact.
Internet of Things (IoT) certification programs
- Certified Internet of Things Security (IoTS)
- Certified Internet of Things Professional (CIoTP)
- Certified Internet of Things Specialist (CIoTS)