Five of the most popular IoT tweets in December 2019, revealed by GlobalData

From top technology investments to the world’s smartest chessboard, leading data and analytics company GlobalData lists five of the most popular tweets on Internet of Things (IoT) in December 2019, based on data from the company’s Influencer Platform.

1. Vala Afshar’s tweet on companies investing in top technologies in 2019

Vala Afshar, an author and digital marketing evangelist, shared an article on the top technology investments being made by companies in 2019. The article details how aggressive companies have been in adopting digital transformation initiatives to derive new business models and transform their legacy systems.

On 9 December 2019, @ValaAfshar tweeted: “Top technology investments in 2019: 1. Security 2. Big data analytics 3. Internet of things 4. Multi-cloud strategy 5. #AI, machine learning 6.Blockchain 7. Streaming big data 8. Micro services 9. VR/AR 10. API monetization 11. BaaS 12. Bots 13. Voice http://zd.net/2WpPNzV,” which collected 74 likes and 43 retweets.

2. Mike Quindazzi’s tweet on BMW’s self-driving motorcycles

Mike Quindazzi, a business development leader, shared an article on BMW’s launch of the new self-driving motorcycles to boost safety and handling of traditional motorcycles. The new BMW R 1200 GS motorcycles feature advanced safety technologies and next-generation autonomous mobility technologies, which can start, accelerate, steer, and also stop without a rider.

On 16 December 2019, @MikeQuindazzi tweeted: “BMW #AutonomousDriving motorcycle that aims to make riding safer @BMWMotorrad  and @IntEngineering via @MikeQuindazzi #AI #IoT #AutonomousVehicles #MPGVIP #Robotics #4IR,” which attracted 86 likes and 88 retweets.

3. Kirk Borne’s tweet on emerging technologies impacting industries

Kirk Borne, an astrophysicist and data scientist, tweeted on how emerging technologies are impacting industries today. He shared an article detailing the leading vision and practices of industries. The article further provides an industry-technology matrix to depict how every technology is value-adding to each industry.

On 16 December 2019, @KirkDBorne tweeted: “How #EmergingTechnologies Are Impacting Industries: https://dy.si/fkSZP #BigData #DataScience #AI #MachineLearning #IoT #IIoT #Blockchain #DigitalTransformation #fintech #insurtech #HealthTech #Retail #EdTech #Industry40 #4IR #AR #VR,” which saw 93 likes and 86 retweets.

4. Ronald Loon’s tweet on the significance of internet of things

Ronald van Loon, a top influencer of technologies, shared a video on how the IoT will transform many aspects of human life. According to the video, IoT is expected to pervade everything right from smart heating systems that can detect if one is home or not, to refrigerators that can prompt you about the lack or need of products.

On 30 December 2019, @Ronald_vanLoon tweeted: “What is the #InternetofThings? by @wef#IoT #DigitalTransformation #Automation #SmartCity #Driverless #SmartCars #SmartHome #CyberSecurity #FutureofWork Cc: @haroldsinnott @simonlporter @stephanenappo @iotforall @steube,” which gained 131 likes and 109 retweets.

5. Evan Kirstel’s tweet on the world’s smartest chessboard

Evan Kirstel, a top B2B influencer, shared an article on the world’s smartest chessboard called the Square Off for chess enthusiasts. This chessboard uses sensors and magnets to move the chess pieces. The game can also be played remotely from one’s smartphone.

On 6 December 2019, @evankirstel tweeted: “This makes me want to play chess again #IoT #gadgets #chess #games,” which collected 153 likes and 86 retweets.

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