IoT: 10 companies to follow on Twitter

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The prospect for the Internet of Things (IoT) market is overwhelming.

Figures from Accenture show that manufacturers and developers investing in the Industrial IoT could add a staggering $14.2 trillion to the world economy over the next 15 years, and research from IDC expects there will be more than 28 billion IoT devices installed by 2020.

But with so much hype, it can be hard to know just which companies are having the biggest impact on the economy.

CBR has put together a list of the most influential companies who are talking about IOT on Twitter.

We chose them based on their investments, new product lines being created, mainstream press coverage and how much they’re tweeting.

Xively

Username: @XivelyIoT
Followers:
93.7K
Info:
"By @LogMeIn – Simplify & accelerate the creation, deployment, and management of #ConnectedProducts and solutions on the #IoE #IoT."

Intel

Username: @IntelIoT
Followers
: 33.2K
Info:
"Intel is driving business transformation with integrated, scalable, device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things."

IBM

Username: @IBMIoT
Followers:
6,590
Info:
"Connecting the Internet of Things – Managed by @FMenezes22 & @JaneSM19 #IBMIoT #MessageSight #MQTT. This account follows IBM Social Computing Guidelines."

Bosch

Username: @BoschSI
Followers:
1,360
Info:
"Bosch Software Innovations enables new business models in the IoT by combining software & systems competencies with industry expertise."

Cisco

Username: @CiscoI0T
Followers:
8,703
Info:
"Internet of Things (IoT) defines how the Internet will connect to physical items such as machines, devices, sensors, & more! Join us Wednesdays for #IoTChat!

Evrythng

Username: @EVRYTHNG
Followers:
4,917
Info:
"The IoT Smart Products Platform that connects consumer products to the Web and manages real-time data in the cloud to drive applications & experiences."

Libelium

Username: @libelium
Followers
: 2,430
Info:
"Internet of Things Platform Provider #SmartCities #M2M #SmartParking #IoT."

Microsoft

Username: @MicrosoftIoT
Followers
: 4,488
Info
: "Microsoft’s official Twitter account for the Internet of Things (IoT). We help businesses capitalize on new opportunities provided by IoT."

Oracle

Username: @OracleIoT
Followers: 693
Info: "Oracle’s Internet of Things – Solutions for a Connected World."

SAP

Username: @SAP_IoT
Followers:
1.884
Info:
"Official SAP® Internet of Things Twitter channel."

And for all the other latest developments in the IoT industry, be sure to follow Computer Business Review.

Computer Business Review

Username: @cbronline
Followers:
2.1K
Info:
"CBRonline.com is a leading #technology website, delivering a wide variety of daily news, reports and analysis on the global technology industry."

 

 

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