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Competing Technologies in 5G IoT

Dec 27, 2016 |

As 4G reaches maturity there is high anticipation of 5G. IoT will be the core application of the 5G era as the low latency and high speed enable a new connected world around us. The 4G era was mostly about smartphones and the LTE - ARM combo dominated - LTE as the core connectivity technology and ARM as the core computing technology. But in the future, both could lose its dominant position as IoT might require new technologies.

This report provides an overview of the main target IoT market segments, followed by detail comparisons of SOC communications and processor technologies for IoT, and a snapshot of IoT platforms. 

Table of Contents:

  • Key Takeaways
  • Overview of Projected IoT Market Segments
  • Conceptual Architecture
  • Competing Communication Technologies 
  • Competing Processor Technologies
  • Snapshot of IoT Platforms
  • Major IoT Chipset Providers
  • Conclusion

Number of Sheets: 18 (Full reports are available for clients at our portal)
Author: Neil Shah (
Published Date: December 2016



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