36 Hot IoT Companies to Watch

Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to be worth trillions of dollars by 2020. Each one is doing something innovative and important in the IoT space.

Here are 36 IoT companies to watch in 2016, 2017, and beyond...

1. Honeywell (HON) - Honeywell's primary focus is in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the integration of digital technologies into manufacturing.

2. Hitachi (HTHIY) - The Japanese conglomerate is leveraging the IoT by becoming a consultant to help clients become what it calls "Enterprises of Things."

3. Comcast (CMCSA) - Comcast has been contending with fleeing cable subscribers thanks to Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming media companies that are threatening traditional pay-TV. To offset this somewhat, Comcast has decided to forge ahead into the IoT.

4. T-Mobile (TMUS) - T-Mobile has employed unorthodox but successful methods in the wireless carrier wars, and it's also been extending its arms into the Internet of Things. They partnered with Twilio to create Twilio Programmable Wireless, a cellular communications platform that could change how IoT developers work.

5. Amazon (AMZN)
6. Ambarella (AMBA)
7. Apple (AAPL)
8. ARM Holdings (ARMH)
9. Arrow Electronics (ARW)
10. AT&T (T)
11. Blackrock (BLK)
12. CalAmp (CAMP)
13. Cisco (CSCO)
14. Control4 (CTRL)
15. Fitbit (FIT)
16. Garmin (GRMN)
17. GE (GE)
18. Google (GOOGL)
19. IBM (IBM)
20. InterDigital (IDCC)
21. InvenSense (INVN)
22. Iridium Communications (IRDM)
23. Linear Technology (LLTC)
24. LogMeIn (LOGM)
25. Microsoft (MSFT)
26. Nimble Storage (NMBL)
28. PTC (PTC)
29. Red Hat (RHT)
30. Ruckus Wireless (RKUS)
31. Sierra Wireless (SWIR)
32. Silicon Laboratories (SLAB)
33. Silver Spring Networks (SSNI)
34. Skyworks (SWKS)
35. Texas Instruments (TXN)
36. Zebra Technologies (ZBRA)

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