Internet of Things in Japan

This mini report outlines the current state of the IoT sector in Japan, as well as identifying areas that may be of interest for UK companies in the industry. 

Japan Focusing on IoT Moving Forward

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The Internet of Things is a big focus for the Japanese government as Prime Minister Abe outline his vision for a ‘Society 5.0’ in 2016.

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Government bodies, academics, and businesses in Japan are all working on creating new technologies or finding collaboration opportunities with companies overseas. In fact, the IoT sector is expected to grow to GBP 102 billion in 2020, up from GBP 46 billion in 2015.

UK companies, which have extensive expertise in innovative technology in IoT as well its sub-sectors, can find lucrative business opportunities in the Japanese market.

The mini report covers the following topics:

  • The Internet of Things in Japan
  • Japanese IoT Businesses
  • Developing and Manufacturing IoT Devices/Solutions
  • Using IoT Devices/Solutions
  • Technologies behind IoT
  • What are the issues with IoT in Japan?
  • Japan’s initiatives in IoT
  • Government
  • Business forum
  • Activities in IoT by the UK in Japan
  • Conclusion

Internet of Things in Japan – Mini Report


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