publication . Article . 2009

Initial observations on economics, pricing, and penetration of the internet of things market

Bohli J.-M.; Sorge C.; Westhoff D.;
Open Access
  • Published: 31 Mar 2009 Journal: ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, volume 39, pages 50-55 (issn: 0146-4833, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
One expectation about the future Internet is the participation of billions of sensor nodes, integrating the physical with the digital world. This Internet of Things can offer new and enhanced services and applications based on knowledge about the environment and the entities within. Millions of micro-providers could come into existence, forming a highly fragmented market place with new business opportunities to offer commercial services. In the related field of Internet and Telecommunication services, the design of markets and pricing schemes has been a vital research area in itself. We discuss how these findings can be transferred to the Internet of Things. Bot...
free text keywords: Computer Networks and Communications, Software, Wireless sensor network, Internet of Things, business.industry, business, Internet transit, Computer network, The Internet, Telecommunications service, Market structure, Computer security, computer.software_genre, computer, Market place, Computer science
Funded by
Integrating the Physical with the Digital World of the Network of the Future
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 215923
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | ICT
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