The implementation and use of 5G technology promises to revolutionize the world as we see it today and directly impact the functioning of the Internet on a global scale, but, contrary to what many think, IoT technologies will not be as impacted by this change. This is because smart devices already have their connections spread across the country and their good performance and functioning are independent of a 5G connection.
It is a fact that 5G connectivity will bring benefits to various market segments that already use the 4G network, but the implementation of this service is still far from being accessible to everyone. According to Anatel's schedule, only in July 2029 will we have 100% of cities with more than 30,000 inhabitants with at least one antenna for every 15,000 inhabitants (assuming that everything goes well in the implementation process and the deadlines are strictly adhered to during the process). While 5G is in the future predictions, the Internet of Things is already bringing changes to the current market.
IoT (Internet of Things) is a technology capable of collecting data allowing the automation of objects present in the daily life of society through the Internet, with the help of devices. Such a system makes it possible to automate from a house to entire cities, which are called Smart Cities. This automation also comes to shopping malls, retail, healthcare, industries, among others.
A good quality connection is more than enough for the good performance of the devices, which is already provided by 4G networks. Today, 4G already allows the application of several IoT solutions, in what can be called an 'M2M connection' (Machine to Machine, or, from Machine to Machine). With the Internet of Things, it is possible to bring the digital transformation and technological evolution of organizations and society as a whole into your daily life, starting today.
We can enumerate a number of benefits, such as:
In the corporate and industrial scope, the capacity of IoT is very large. This is because it is a resource that enables the automation of various production processes, boosting your profits, reducing the cost of labor, in addition to providing accurate data so that you can make assertive and optimized decisions.
In shopping malls and in the healthcare area, the use of the Internet of Things enables remote control of temperature variation in environments, which provides thermal comfort and preserves thermolabile drugs more efficiently and effectively.
As mentioned above, IoT resources can also be used in Smart Cities, which are the future of cities today. These cities are optimized with autonomous devices capable of analyzing traffic data, avoiding traffic jams at peak times, automating traffic lights and creating smart parking lots, which also help you find strategic points to position stores, restaurants and services that make sense for you. each area.
Retail also enjoys the benefits of IoT automation, since there are already Sigmais autonomous devices capable of: monitoring the thermal comfort of environments, reading water, gas and energy measurements efficiently and with less possibility of errors; reduce energy consumption and labor cost; monitoring the defrost of equipment, among other numerous benefits.
As we can see, the Internet of Things is present in almost everything in people's daily lives, optimizing processes, increasing profits and also helping in the sustainable development of the planet.
And according to data collected by IoT Analytics Research 2021, investments in corporations in this technology are expected to grow 27% by 2025. In other words, it is a rapidly expanding area that is already available to you.
Now, you already know that you don't have to wait for 5G technology to arrive in Brazil to start using the Internet of Things to your advantage. Innovations happen constantly, and to keep up to date in the market, you need to keep up with the changes that can bring exponential improvements to your daily life.
For this, count on the help of Sigmais solutions with autonomous devices and IoT technology. We have a team of experts prepared and ready to help you find the best option for your needs.