Internet of Things pioneer Berg closes down
Berg, creators of the Little Printer amongst other internet of things concepts, are closing down.
Folks, I’ve got some news about Berg to share.
We’re wrapping up for this incarnation.
Our partnerships and our services, they’re
done. A few things left, then hibernation.
The reason is clear, but sad:
We’ve not reached a sustainable business
in connected products.
Of course, this doesn’t mean the internet of things has failed – just that one of the pioneers and early thinkers has failed to find a business model. As they say, the problem with being a pioneer is that you often end up face-down in the dust, with arrows in your back…