India To Have 2 Billion IOT Devices Shortly

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Adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) devices in India is expected to increase tenfold to 2 billion devices in the next 3-4 years. This growth in devices can be attributed to the passion for technology among the people, said IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. According to the minister, currently there are roughly 200 million IoT devices in the country. The minister added that the government is trying to push Indian digital economy to reach $1 trillion in the next 5-7 years. New technologies ranging from IoT, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cyber security among others will play an important role in the growth of a digital India. The minister added that cyber security is enroute to become a big area of commerce in the country in the coming days.

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