[Basis 4068] New business managers pay attention to the next IoT trend No. 1 in the business sector “Equipping AI in loT devices”
~ 84.1% are willing to use IoT in their company, while about 80% have issues with “implementation” ~
Basis Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, President: Kimitaka Yoshimura, Securities Code: 4068, hereinafter Basis), which handles infrastructure technology business (mobile engineering service and IoT engineering service), has 101 new business managers, We would like to inform you that we have conducted a fact-finding survey of business IoT trends.
Survey overview: Fact-finding survey of business IoT trends
Survey method: Internet survey planned by research PR “Resapie” provided by IDEATECH
Survey period: June 23, 2022 to June 24, 2022
Valid responses: 101 people in charge of new business
*Composition ratios are rounded off to the second decimal place, so the total does not necessarily add up to 100.
■ What do you expect from familiar loT trends? No. 1 “smart lock” (53.5%), No. 2 “unmanned convenience store” (52.5%)
When asked “Q1. Please tell us what you expect from familiar IoT trends. (multiple answers)” (n = 101), 53.5% answered “smart lock” and 52.5% answered “unmanned convenience store”. 50.5% answered “voice recognition devices (Alexa, Amazon Echo, etc.)”.
・ Smart lock: 53.5%
・ Unmanned convenience store: 52.5%
・ Voice recognition devices (Alexa, Amazon Echo, etc.): 50.5% ・Robot vacuum cleaner: 40.6%
・Camera capable of remote shooting: 40.6%
・ Smart plug: 36.6%
– 49 years old: Advanced guidance that allows blind people to walk freely on their own
-38 years old: Metaverse in general
-42 years old: AI identification
・ Nothing in particular: 14.9%
・I don’t know/can’t answer: 1.0%
■ LoT trends in business that are attracting attention: 1st “Equipping AI in IoT devices” (60.4%), 2nd “Strong security measures for IoT devices” (47.5%)
When asked, “Q2. What do you see and hear as IoT trends in your business? (Multiple answers)” (n=101), 60.4 answered “Equipping AI in IoT devices.” 47.5% answered “strong security measures for IoT devices” and 45.5% answered “visualize the operation status of machines”.
・Equipping AI in IoT devices: 60.4%
・Strong security measures for IoT devices: 47.5%
・Visualize machine operation status: 45.5%
・Expansion of introduction of augmented reality (AR): 41.6%
・ Installation of beacons at stores: 38.6%
・Use of 5G: 38.6%
・IoT governance: 25.7%
・Edge computing: 25.7%
・ Nothing in particular: 7.9%
・I don’t know/can’t answer: 2.0%
■ Voices of business expectations for IoT trends such as “Metaverse” and “Mobile Surveillance System”
For those who answered anything other than “I don’t know” or “I don’t know/can’t answer” in Q2, I asked them, “If there are any IoT trends that you are paying attention to in your business other than what you answered in Q3.Q2, please let me know freely. (free answer)” (n=91), we received 59 answers such as “metaverse” and “mobile surveillance system”.
-Free answer/partial excerpt-
・ 46 years old: Metaverse.
・47 years old: Mobile surveillance system.
・ 40 years old: virtual space.
・40 years old: Communication technology.
・40 years old: High-speed communication.
・45 years old: Gas leak monitoring.
・41 years old: Distributed power.
■ 84.1% of new business managers are motivated to promote business using IoT When asked, “Q4. Do you want to promote your business using IoT at your company?” Answered.
・I strongly agree: 45.5%
・Slightly agree: 38.6%
・ I don’t think so: 7.9%
・ I don’t think so at all: 2.0%
・I don’t know/can’t answer: 5.9%
■ More than half have experienced discussions on business ideas that utilize IoT in their own companies
When asked, “Q5. Have you ever discussed business ideas that utilize IoT in your company?” The answer was 24.8%.
・ Many times: 56.4%
・ About 1 to 2 times: 24.8%
・ Not at all: 18.8%
■ 77.2% of those in charge of new businesses have a sense of challenge at the “implementation” stage in realizing businesses that utilize IoT “Q6. Do you feel any issues at the stage of “implementation” in realizing a business that utilizes IoT in your company?” ”(n=101), 36.6% answered “strongly feel so” and 40.6% answered “somewhat so”. [Image 6
・I strongly feel so: 36.6%
・ Somewhat so: 40.6%
・ I don’t feel so: 13.9%
・ I don’t feel so at all: 5.0%
・I don’t know/can’t answer: 4.0%
■ Issues at the “implementation” stage, about half of respondents answered that “there is no human resource familiar with IoT
information in the company”
For those who answered “strongly agree” or “somewhat agree” in Q6, ask “Q7. (multiple answers allowed)” (n=78), 50.0% answered “there are no personnel familiar with IoT information in the company”, and 48.7% answered “there are devices that I want to use, but no one to install them”. , 47.4% answered that they do not have the knowledge to install it.
・The company does not have human resources familiar with IoT information: 50.0% ・ There is a device that I want to use, but there is no one to install it: 48.7% ・ There is no knowledge to install: 47.4%
・ I can’t find a contractor with installation technology: 38.5% ・Distribution of network load is difficult: 37.2%
・ ROI cannot be calculated: 32.1%
・ Security risk countermeasures are not taken: 28.2%
・It is difficult to build a system to secure a large amount of electricity: 25.6%
・Do not know how to collect and store data: 15.4%
-53 years old: Use of collected data
・I don’t know/can’t answer: 3.8%
■ Issues at the “implementation” stage, voices such as “It is difficult to rationalize outsourcing” and “There is no analyst in the company who can calculate cost-effectiveness”
For those who answered anything other than “I don’t know/can’t answer” in Q7, I asked them, “If there are any issues other than what you answered in Q8. (free answer)” (n=75), we were able to obtain 47 responses such as “it is difficult to judge the rationality of outsourcing” and “there are no analysts in the company who can calculate the cost-effectiveness”. rice field.
-Free answer/partial excerpt-
・ 37 years old: It is difficult to judge the rationality of outsourcing. ・41 years old: There is no analyst in the company who can calculate the cost-effectiveness.
・ 42 years old: It is difficult to educate users.
・53 years old: Securing personnel.
・52 years old: investment effect.
・53 years old: Commercialization by utilizing data.
・47 years old: Data aggregation and security.
This time, we conducted a fact-finding survey of business IoT trends for 101 people in charge of new businesses.
What new business managers expect as the next familiar loT trend, 1st place was “smart lock” (53.5%), 2nd place was “unmanned
convenience store” (52.5%), and as an IoT trend in business, about 60% focused on “installing AI in IoT devices”. It became clear what was going on.
About 80% of those in charge of new businesses intend to use IoT to promote their business, and while they are discussing ideas, many of them said, There are no human resources who are familiar with information,” and it seems that they are aware of the issues regarding the “implementation” of their own business using IoT.
In the future, it is expected that the spread of IoT devices will progress and the demand for using IoT in business will increase. On the other hand, this survey also revealed that about 80% of them had problems at the “implementation” stage. is the key to promoting IoT utilization.
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〇 About Basis https://www.basis-corp.jp/
Basis will be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers (currently Growth) in 2021. With the corporate philosophy of “making the world more convenient with ICT”, we are engaged in the “infratech business” that supports the digital society with infrastructure. We provide telecommunication infrastructure design, construction, operation, maintenance services, and various project support services to telecommunications, electric power, gas, and other infrastructure operators.
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