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Scanalytics Featured as a Top 11 IoT Company in Wrike

Scanalytics Is Among 11 IoT Companies To Watch This Year

Scanalytics was recently listed among 11 startups and enterprise companies diving into the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. Wrike, a project management platform and creator of the list, predicted the companies will do great things and should be watched closely over the next year.Scanalytics was highlighted as a Big Data platform for effectively understanding customer behavior through foot traffic in physical spaces. The article references how the IoT market will grow exponentially in size and by 2019 will be larger than smartphone, PC, tablet, connected car and wearable markets combined.

11 Hot "Internet of Things" Startups
The Big 3: Dropcam, Jawbone, Nest
Devices: LIFX, Chui, Beep, Heapsylon
Connectivity: PubNub, Neura
Big Data: TempoIQ, Scanalytics Inc.

Here's the article and infographic by Lionel Valdellon of Wrike:

It's poised to become the largest device market in the world. One research group estimates that by 2019, it will be more than double the size of the smartphone, PC, tablet, connected car, and wearable markets combined.

Samsung even pledged a funding pool of more than $100 million for startups that want to help build the South Korean manufacturer's vision of an entirely open ecosystem for these Net-enabled devices, so that they all speak the same language.

We're talking about the Internet of Things (IoT) - a term referring to consumer devices, appliances, and services that connect to networks to send and receive data. When you use your mobile device to access a remote wifi security camera you've installed in your home, you're using IoT. Brands like Nest thermostats and Dropcam wifi cameras (both now acquired by Google), or Jawbone and the entire wearable devices industry are IoT. And there are several hundred more companies in the space.

We took a look at eight of the hottest, most interesting, most buzzed-about IoT startups, plus three established brands to compile this infographic of companies we think will make it big in 2015.

More Stories By Rolando Kahn

Rolando Kahn is a writer at Scanalytics Inc. with a passion for technology and all things marketing. Blogging, social media, and technical writing are all components of the bigger puzzle he's spearheading at a leading "Internet of Things" business. He is a graduate of UW-Milwaukee with a degree in Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies.