"…To get a broader view of the IoT’s potential benefits and challenges across the global economy, we analyzed more than 150 use cases, ranging from people whose devices monitor health and wellness to manufacturers that utilize sensors to optimize the maintenance of equipment and protect the safety of workers. …"
And these are only the use cases, we are able to imagine with our actual perspectivce & thinking. We are thinking about the combination of two complex and large wolds (physical & digital). This will bring us (mathematically) enormous possiblities.
If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025. A McKinsey Global Institute article.