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What is the Hardware Revolution

What is? 1 55 % THE HARDWARE REVOLUTION • more hardware startups were started in 2013 than in 2012 in North America. hard-ware rev-o·lu-tion /'härd,we(a)r/ /,revə'looSHən/ LIFECYCLE ↑ 117 % Noun A resurgence in the consumer popularity of independently and startup designed hardware devices, for example: smartphones, fitness trackers, wearable devices, inter- net-connected devices, aerial drones and 3D printers. TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION more hardware funding to startups in 2013 than in 2012 in North America. STORE are here/ FACTORY Pre-sales overtake you post-sales, a dominant marketplace emerges. Scalable on-demand Synonyms Hardware Renaissance - Internet of Things - Maker Movement - The New Industrial Revolution product manufacturing becomes possible. D THALMIC WORKSHOP LABS Sophisticated overnight product prototyping becomes possible. O SmartThings 100 MORE APPLES formlabs WILL EXIST Lockitron O electric imp OUYA 80 BILLION #fitbit dropcam Nest Internet connected devices by 2020. That's an average of 10 per human pebble KICK STARTER *Gartner - 2013 meraki INNOVATORS EARLY ADOPTERS EARLY MAJORITY LATE MAJORITY LAGGARDS ARDUINO 2005 2013 2016 2019 2022 2025 || || CONSUMER ELECTRONICS 3D printers; toys and games; connected home devices Trends Our predictions: WELLNESS wearables; quantified self HEALTH TECH Product A general shift from novelty towards utility. DRONES & LOGISTICS Company A general shift away from giant corporations towards smaller single-focus startups. ENERGY TECH & TRANSPORTATION AGRICULTURAL TECH upverter - 2013 What is the Hardware Revolution? by Upverter cc is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. BY ND

What is the Hardware Revolution

shared by changstyle on Mar 30
We hear a lot about the maker movement, the hardware hackers, the hardware revolution etc. But what is it? Who are the actors? What does the space look like? What is it going to be like in 10 years? W...






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