Two global trends are converging and they will transform the way people live their lives. One of them is the Internet of Things (IoT) – the increasing proliferation of internet connected, ‘smart’ devices. Gartner estimates there will be 20 billion such devices by 2020 in homes, factories and cities.
Coupled with this is the increasing global need for civil infrastructure. Countries like the US have large, aging infrastructure that must be modernized or replaced and emerging markets, like China, have a growing need for new infrastructure.
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