The Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow to $661.74 billion by 2021. IoT technologies have emerged as a driver of innovation accelerating the journey toward an interconnected world. Hardware platforms play a fundamental role in this journey.
Currently, 700 IoT hardware platforms are available in the world to help designers learn and prototype IoT devices and things. Embedded programmers and designers usually prefer a particular platform, such as the familiar Arduino Yun or Raspberry Pi. However, there is much more in the pool awaiting to be explored.
Recently, a crowd of some of the most innovative hardware startups in Europe got together to discuss IoT hardware platforms as well as the future of the latest innovations in the field.