IOT World 2016
IOT World commenced 3 years ago on a street in Palo Alto. The event this year saw a footfall of 10000 people. In his welcome speech, ” Gavin Whitechurch, founder of IoT World said “It’s been an amazing journey over 3 years. We started three years ago. We set it up for 350 people, but actually got 700. Last year, in San Francisco, it was 5,800. And here, we’re expecting 10,000 people. That shows you the amazing growth of the IoT space. In the next years, you’re going to see many enterprise deployment of IoT.”
IOT this year took place in Santa Clara Convention Center, California. It was sponsored by Avenet, Hitachi, Microsoft, SAP and a few more. Panel discussions and presentations on industrial IoT, autonomous cars, wearables, smart homes and cities, intelligent devices, and healthcare were in dull swing.
The whos who of the industry viz:. Samsung, Apple, Microsoft ,Intel, Uber, Zipcar and, Lyft, participated in a a panel discussion titled “Embracing shared mobility and the cultural implications to create smarter cities,” along with delegates from the San Fran Municipal Transportation Agency.
The event also covered areas like Developer outreach program creation, End-to-end developer solutions, Evangelist network set up and management and Data-driven industry segmentation and reporting.
Throughout the event, the focus was to co-invest in technology that would keep communities safe, secure, and robust. As there is an increase use in “smart and connected” IoT products cities are changing how they operate, which is impelling governments to sanction R&D investments and sets goals.
IOT World 2016 attracted a senior level audience that stepped in to learn and network with leaders in the IoT space. Internet of Things is the world’s largest IOT event being hosted and it will in the years to come host the most innovative ideas and thought leadership only dreamt of!
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