IoT Operating Systems Market Research Report – Forecast to 2027

IOT Operating Systems Market, Services (Professional, Managed), Organization Size (SMES, Large Enterprise), Verticals (IT, Manufacturing), OS Type (Windows 10 IOT, VxWORKS), Application (Digital Signage, Smart Buildings) - Forecast Till 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/4468-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

IOT Operating Systems Market Synopsis:


IOT Operating Systems Market designed to perform within the constraints of the internet of things devices; including restrictions on memory, size, power, and processing capacity. IoT operating system is a type of embedded OS that can transfer data over the internet.


Physical and smart devices are embedded with electronic devices, software,, and sensors to exchange and collect data. IoT allows objects to sense and control the existing network infrastructure thus creating opportunities for direct incorporation of the physical world in the computer-based system. IoT helps in improving efficiency and accuracy along with a reduction in human interference as well as operating expense.


Alibaba group has tied up with NXP for NXP’s automotive infotainment solution “millions of vehicles.” The installation of AliOS (IoT platform of Alibaba group) in aircraft will result in smart cockpits with superior multi-screen display and over-the-air updates.


The major factor that is driving the market growth is increased adoption of IoT operating systems by small and medium enterprises. Another factor that is expected to drive the market is tremendous growth in bring your own device (BYOD) concept and online data sharing.


The major setback that is restraining the IoT operating system is software licensing and IP violation of operating systems. Also, lack of stability in standards for inter-connectivity and inter-operability is restraining the market.


Google has developed IoT OS called “Android Things,” previously known as “Brillo,” which is expected to run on low-powered devices. The infrastructure of this OS is based on cheap, ultra-low-end IoT hardware and is meant to communicate with other connected devices nearby, with the utilization of 32-64 Mb of RAM.


IOT Operating Systems Market Segmentation:


  • By Services, the IOT Operating Systems Market is segmented into Professional and Managed. Professional services are further classified into Business Consulting Services, Deployment & Integration Services, and Maintenance & Support Services.

  • By Organization size, the market is segmented into Small and Medium Enterprise and Large Enterprise.

  • By Verticals, the IOT Operating Systems Market is segmented into IT, Manufacturing, Medical & Healthcare, Consumer Electronics, Industrial Automation, Energy & Utilities, Transportation & Logistics and Others.

  • By Operating System Type, the market is segmented into Windows 10 IoT, WindRiver VxWorks, Embedded Apple iOS and OSX, Nucleus RTOS, and Green Hills Integrity.

  • By Application, the Internet of things (IoT) Operating Systems Market is segmented into Digital Signage, Smart Buildings and Home Automation, Smart Factories, IoT Wearables, Smart Healthcare, Vehicle Telematics and Others.


IOT Operating Systems Market Regional Analysis:
The global IOT Operating Systems Market for IoT operating systems is estimated to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period from 2017 to 2023. The geographical analysis of IoT operating systems market is studied for North America, Europe (including Russia), Asia Pacific (including Australia and New Zealand), and the rest of the world (including the Middle East, Africa, and Southern America).


North America is expected to dominate the IoT operating systems market during the forecast period. Due to developed and well-established economies, the companies in North America region are majorly investing in research and development activities. This has resulted in digitization across industry verticals in North America as the industries are adopting smart connected devices and technological advancements.


Asia Pacific region is expected to achieve high growth in Internet of things (IoT) operating systems market due to the dynamic growth of the web, telecom, data centers, and internet of things. Since the security of data is a major criterion for IoT operating systems, the enterprises are seeking for solutions to monitor application performance, track loopholes in application code as well as reduce operational risks in the systems.


Global IoT Operating Systems Market, USD Billions


 IoT Operating Systems Market


IOT Operating Systems Market Key Players:
The prominent players in the market of IoT Operating Systems are – Google Inc. (U.S.), Apple Inc. (U.S.), ESOL Co. Ltd. (Japan), BlackBerry Limited (Canada), ARM Ltd. (U.K), Wittenstein (Germany), ENEA AB (Sweden), Mentor Graphics Corporation (U.S.), Green Hills Software (U.S.), SYSGO AG (Germany), Microsoft Corporation (U.S.), Wind River  (U.S.), Silicon Labs (U.S.), Kaspersky Lab (Russia) and Canonical Ltd. (U.K).


The prominent players keep innovating and investing in research and development to present a cost-effective product portfolio. There has been recent mergers and acquisitions among the key players, a strategy the business entities leverage to strengthen their reach to the customers.


Intended Audience:



  • IoT operating system providers

  • IoT platform/middleware providers

  • Verticals developers

  • Third-party integration providers

  • Consultancy firms and advisory firms

  • Regulatory agencies

  • Government research organizations

  • Corporate firms

  • Cloud service providers

  • IT suppliers

  • End users



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 17 Billion (2023)
  CAGR   41% (2017-2023)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Organization Size, Verticals
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Google Inc. (U.S.), Apple Inc. (U.S.), ESOL Co. Ltd. (Japan), BlackBerry Limited (Canada), ARM Ltd. (U.K), Wittenstein (Germany), ENEA AB (Sweden), Mentor Graphics Corporation (U.S.), Green Hills Software (U.S.), SYSGO AG (Germany), Microsoft Corporation (U.S.), Wind River (U.S.), Silicon Labs (U.S.), Kaspersky Lab (Russia) and Canonical Ltd. (U.K).
  Key Market Opportunities

  • IoT allows objects to sense and control the existing network infrastructure thus creating opportunities for direct incorporation of the physical world in the computer-based system. \r\n
  • IoT helps in improving efficiency and accuracy along with a reduction in human interference as well as operating expense.
  •   Key Market Drivers   The major factor that is driving the market growth is increased adoption of IoT operating systems by small and medium enterprises. Another factor that is expected to drive the market is tremendous growth in bring your own device (BYOD) concept and online data sharing.


    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The global IoT operating systems market is expected to record a substantial market valuation of USD 17 billion.

    The global IoT operating systems market is projected to register a moderate 41% CAGR in the forecast period.

    The managed services segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.

    A few major market players operating in the global IoT operating systems market are Google Inc. (U.S.), Apple Inc. (U.S.), ESOL Co. Ltd. (Japan), BlackBerry Limited (Canada), among others.