Series: Internet of Things (IoT) in Malta
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to any technology that is connected to a network such as the internet. The technology senses or interacts with their internal state or the external environment and in turn, provides a better overall consumer experience. During 2021, Tech.mt explored the adoption of IoT among local businesses and investigated areas such as sectoral relevance, willingness to invest, barriers to adopt and effectiveness on business operations.
From the voice of Maltese IoT services providers and integrators within various sectors, the study by Tech.mt provides multiple scenarios of the diversified application of IoT across multiple sectors of the Maltese economy.
Michael Bonello, Sens Innovation
Hey! Did you ever hear of something called the Internet of Things? It’s basically any kind of technology that is connected to the internet and through this connection, provides a better experience for consumers – us!
So you know how you’d get Alexa to switch on your music at home, or that fitness tracker you wear on your wrist, they all fall in the great big realm of the Internet of Things.
In truth, the list is endless, you probably come across IOT but never really gave it any thought. Smart lighting, smart irrigation, smart locks, motion detectors…you name it.
IOT affects our personal life, but it’s fast becoming an essential part of modern businesses.
Companies from across multiple sectors of our economy, all make use of some sort of IOT . It all works through what is dubbed as an Ecosystem, a network of connected and interdependent technologies that are applied by specialists towards a specific goal.
Local company Sens Innovation is a company which develops products and services that enhance the energy performance and functionality of buildings and marine assets. They work through what they call an IOT ecosystem.
2021 Landmark Study