Geospatial IoT Insights — September 21

Industrial IoT will score over consumer IoT. While until 2014, consumer-focused IoT solutions garnered a slightly higher share of total IoT investments, industrial IoT solutions attracted over 75% of funding in 2015 as compared to consumer IoT companies. This trend is expected to continue in 2016 by a larger order of magnitude — 2–3 times more than consumer IoT. [Livemint]

NOAA has released its final Ocean Noise Strategy Roadmap, which will guide the agency in more effectively and comprehensively managing ocean noise effects on marine life during the next decade. This will create a demand for ocean noise related applications. To understand the importance of ocean noise, it’s good to read an interview we made with Dr. Christopher W. Clark when he joined us some years ago. [NOAA]

There is a continuous effort to improve climate models, and the researchers have now discovered how to make global weather and climate models to better capture the effect of clouds on climate. It’s just one example how data products can be improved by adding new data sources. Which again is one of the goals we are hoping to reach with Planet OS Datahub while making all environmental data easily findable and accessible via single, consistent API. [Earth & Space Science News]

IoT’s map to monetization. Monetizing the Internet of Things is tricky. This article identifies the valuable parts of IoT data, the most common mistakes in IoT monetization, and explains why IoT monetization needs agile IT. [siliconANGLE]

Three industrial IoT myths busted. An easily readable story on how to counter standardisation, integration and cost misconceptions that are preventing businesses from realising IIoT’s potential. Myth 1: We should wait for standardisation. Myth 2: IIoT would be a giant leap for my business, demanding a lot of work. Myth 3: IIoT will be expensive and capital-intensive. See all details in the article. [IoT HUB]

Originally published at on September 21, 2016.