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Internet-of-Things Marketplaces: State-of-the-Art and the Role of Distributed Ledger Technology

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The advent of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) generates increasing data with the majority being gathered for a single purpose and staying unused after serving this purpose. With IoT platforms, cross-domain use cases, combining data from different sources, become possible. Accordingly, the need for marketplaces to trade data arises. This paper examines existing IoT platforms to frame the current opportunities for an IoT marketplace. In a second step, it analyzes the potentials of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) regarding transaction costs and efficiencies. In doing so, a classification regarding the functional distribution of IoT marketplaces is developed.

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The authors received financial support of this research by the Development Bank of Saxony (SAB) and the European Social Fund (ESF) within the project S2DES.

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Noll, D., Alt, R. (2020). Internet-of-Things Marketplaces: State-of-the-Art and the Role of Distributed Ledger Technology. In: Abramowicz, W., Klein, G. (eds) Business Information Systems. BIS 2020. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol 389. Springer, Cham.

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