Microsoft has announced to invest 500 million US dollars in the Internet of Things (IoT) sector worldwide. On Wednesday, the US software giants said they will invest that money in India and other countries in the next four years. Microsoft is expanding the coverage of the cloud, operating systems and devices under the IoT platform, so that any customer can create ‘reliable connected solutions’. [Source: IANS]
This increased investment can support continuing innovation in Microsoft’s technology platform, furthermore as supporting programmers, and Microsoft can continue analysis and development in key areas, together with security and intelligent services for IoT.
The developing technology is additionally higher identified to the general public through things like sensible thermostats and connected appliances – devices that brought along will produce a ‘smart home.’
In a blog post Julia White, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Azure wrote on behalf of the organization said, “Microsoft is committed to helping bring the digital converting targets to all industries in India.”
Recently, IOT sector progressed in the world. Day by day increasing the use of IOT to save electricity in everyday life, health care, automobile security, and other areas.For different types of IOT devices the organization’s preferred platform is considered to be Microsoft Azure.
Microsoft Azure IOT has been used in ‘Smart Street Lighting Project’ in Jaipur, India.
At the beginning of previous year, it was announced by Tata Motors, they will use Microsoft’s Connected Vehicle technology to give customers more personal, smart and safe vehicles.
Now, they desires to sleek the road for firms and organizations that wish to start up their IoT journey regardless of size, technical experience, budget, business or different factors. Microsoft says, it will be able to meet client desires due to the resources and analysis it is throwing at IoT. Ultimately it needs to maneuver towards the ‘intelligent edge.’
The intelligent edge says, it will have a pervasive impact – impacting homes, cars, producers, utilities and whole cities. Expected by A.T. Kearney, IoT can produce a $1.9 trillion (approx. £1.36 trillion) productivity increase and cut back prices by $177 billion by 2020. Microsoft says its partners and customers are able to like this through new product that it’ll provide.
They are additionally singing the praises of its customers that use connected devices to enhance processes in worthy ventures starting from providing electricity in Africa, do well in healthcare, or increasing employee safety on construction sites.
The company says it will maintain to facilitate customers succeed those transformations as they become more and more refined.