Web Designing Challenges in the Age of IoT

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The roar around the Internet of Things (IoT) is as viable now as it was a decade ago when the concept first pervaded through the entire tech world. IoT packs the potential to impact the world in the same way as the internet has done.

While IoT can open up a surfeit of opportunities, implementing this concept on the existing objects is not a simple task. Many companies have failed to envision the complexity involved in it properly. In a survey, it was found that 75% of the startups in IoT fail to succeed. Lack of improper IoT integration and internal expertise were among the reasons cited for the failure rate. There are also other challenges that add to the list, and we are going to shed some light on those reasons.

Here are the Web design challenges in the age of IoT

Challenges While Designing the Application

It is pivotal to keep in mind while creating IoT products that these are the dumbest versions of modern devices. An argument for adopting the change and incorporating artificial intelligence are the two prime concerns that are not easy to resolve. Product designers might get stuck while crafting something that can work as planned.

Hardware and Device Compatibility

There are various hardware elements such as sensors, gateways, and development boards to make use of, in order to set up a full-fledged network. Therefore, enterprises need to make sure of sourcing their hardware from the same manufacturer to avoid compatibility concerns.

Design Considerations

Designers will continue to face barter. There is a need for small form factors in device, performance, and energy efficiency. Deliverance of real-time response, expected by consumers in their expediting quest for “instant gratification,” is a challenge. What is required for a solution is ultra-low-power scalable processor families and low-cost solutions to processors that provide maximum performance and are highly configurable.


Security is one of the most compelling challenges in IoT. The Internet forms the backbone of this network. Therefore it is vulnerable to cyber attacks and hacking. With its applications infiltrating into homes and personal spaces, connected devices are the easiest target for spying on people.


If IoT devices experience connectivity issues, such as poor network reception or latency, the whole purpose of employing this concept becomes impractical. Transmission and connectivity of data in real-time is the very essence of IoT.


Working the core principles for ensuring task handling processes comfortably and swiftly, the technology is creating infinite possibilities of making everything connected over an app. Inculcating scalable solutions that have high performance, and are expandable, will play a critical role in supporting the Internet of Tomorrow.

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