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IoT roundup: A wide-scale security flaw and energy-sector botnets

August 25, 2020

One of the most fascinating parts of the IoT space is seeing new applications for what is, at core, a fairly simple technology spring up every week. Everything from rat traps to race cars to smart buildings to wildlife photography can fall, in some way, into the general category of IoT.

A new report from UK-based IDTechEx details one such growing market – the monitoring and measurement of water quality and delivery systems. The research firm said that the market just for sensors in water pipes is set to reach $3.5 billion in revenues in the next decade, and that the technology to help keep drinking water safe and available is relatively mature already.

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