India Internet of Things (IoT) Market to Grow at a CAGR Over 28% Through 2020 Says TechSci Research

Growing need for real-time monitoring, tracking and automation coupled with favorable government initiatives to drive Internet of Things (IoT) market in India.

Burnaby, British Columbia,, Canada, September 28, 2015 --( According to a recently released TechSci Research report, “India Internet of Things (IoT) Market Opportunities & Forecast, 2020,” the IoT market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR more than 28% during 2015 – 2020. Growth in the market is anticipated on account of ongoing technological developments in IoT technology for providing better connectivity and coverage as well as real-time monitoring & tracking of services and systems across diverse industry verticals to reduce operational and manpower costs. Moreover, various government projects such as smart cities, smart transportation, smart grids,etc., are also expected to further propel use of IoT technology in the country over the next five years.

In the IoT landscape, number of connected devices have also been increasing at a tremendous rate over the last few years. Various companies across India have realized that they can use data to optimize costs, deliver better services, and boost revenues. In 2014, consumer electronics dominated the India IoT market, followed by automotive & transportation and BFSI sectors. Major players operating in India IoT market include Intel, Texas Instruments, Telit, Gemalto, Infosys, IBM, and Wipro.

“Growing adoption of Cloud in IoT services and shifting focus over industrial IoT (IIoT),rising market of M2M communication and increasing trend of wearable technology applications are among the major factors driving IoT market in India. Moreover, government launched International IoT Research Collaboration Scheme (IIRC), which aims to attract private investments in IoT related R&D. Furthermore, various Indian companies are increasing their focus and partnering with other companies for developing new IoT and M2M solutions. For instance, Wipro entered into a partnership with Software AG in January 2015 to develop a joint solution platform which would provide real-time intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT) market,” said Mr. Karan Chechi, Research Director with TechSci Research, a research based global management consulting firm.
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