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Ericsson Predicts 50 Billion Connections by 2020

At a recent shareholders’ meeting in Stockholm, Ericsson’s CEO has reaffirmed company’s vision of having 50 billion internet-connected devices by 2020: “Today we already see laptops and advanced handsets connected, but in the future everything that will benefit from being connected will be connected.” As an example of connected devices, a research engineer showed real life mobile health applications and how heart monitoring can be done remotely over mobile networks.

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