The IoT and the Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies in IoT Engineering Posted May 29, 2017 The IoT and the Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Yet again, I’ve received an invitation to a gathering of knowledgeable folk who will present various high-level speakers to “share insights on the future of Australian life over the next 14 years, specifically the changes that the Internet of Things and related emerging technologies will have on the world around us". In August 2014, the IoT reached the ‘Peak of Inflated Expectations’ (according to the Gartner report on Emerging Technologies), predicting real product in the mainstream market 5 to 10 years hence (2019-2024). Here’s the story: https://www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2014/08/18/its-official-the-internet-of-things-takes-over-big-data-as-the-most-hyped-technology/#3ef7083d3aca Our Engineers Australia IoT forum will soon be one year old. Can anyone provide me with a list of successful Australian IoT technologies that have reached technological maturity and have a profitable business model? I could do with some statistics when I enter that roomful of IoT experts… Or is the IoT still only hype?