Federal agencies are spending more money on sensor-driven technology, a new report shows. The government spent $8.8 billion on the internet of things in fiscal 2015, driven mostly by defense spending. That’s a 20 percent increase from fiscal 2014. Sensor spending, in particular, saw a 56 percent increase from the previous year. Cloud storage for the data those sensors gather saw a 48 percent increase.

Navy

$95.8B Contract Spend 8.8%

Navy

$159.3B Budget Authority 6.6%

Navy

89.1K Contracts 4.4%

Navy

24.3K Vendors 1.3%

Army

$76.0B Contract Spend 6.2%

Army

$123.3 Budget Authority 2.7%

Army

74.1K Contracts 6.3%

Army

29.2K Vendors 2.8%

Air Force

$68.9B Contract Spend 21.8%

Air Force

$145.7 Budget Authority 6.2%

Air Force

41.5K Contracts 1.0%

Air Force

17.4K Vendors 1.3%

Health and Human Services

$22.8B Contract Spend 5.1%%

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