#<p><strong><a href="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Screen-Shot-2015-09-22-at-14.37.35-e1442929119588.png"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-161481" src="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Screen-Shot-2015-09-22-at-14.37.35-300x201.png" alt="internet of things" width="300" height="201" /></a>A report from Gartner</strong> said around 1.7 billion things will be connected in 2016, an increase of 39 percent over this year.</p>
<p>Bettina Tratz-Ryan, a research VP at Garner, said: “Smart commercial buildings will be the highest user of internet of things (IoT) until 2017, after which smart homes will take the lead with just over one billion connected things in 2018.”</p>
<p>LED lighting will be 24 percent of the IoT market for smart cities.… <a href="http://www.techeye.net/news/smart-cities-will-drive-the-internet-of-things" class="read-more">Read the rest</a></p>