Amazon’s water business took another potentially significant step this past month by opening its Sidewalk platform to third-party developers. Amazon is also rolling out software and hardware developer tool kits, in parallel, to enable integration of Sidewalk radios and APIs into existing products.
A host of new digitally enabled technologies and business models, such as sidewalk, could transform water utility relationships with hardware, software, and providers.
In this Research Note:
- Amazon to benefit from third-party water applications
- Metering connectivity transformed by emerging networking technologies
- Meter segment growth driven by technology advances, leapfrogging