By the year 2020, over 26 billion things – cars, coffee machines, even cows – will be connected to the internet. They’re calling this next upgrade to the web ‘The Internet of Things’. But how does it work, and why should you care? Discover the tech & meet the main players in our interactive dataviz tour.


Sources: Forbes, Gartner, SAP.


Concept & design: David McCandless

Additional design: Fabio Bergamaschi

Code: Tom Evans

Research: Esther Kersley, Stephanie Smith.


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