From Amazon’s Alexa to Philips digital health care to BMW’s and Volkswagen’s connected-car ecosystems, the race is on for businesses to meet new customer needs through the use of digital technologies.

The market opportunity for the internet of Things (IoT) in SA is predicted to grow to R24.5bn by 2021, according to the IDC.

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