The pace of acceleration into the next generation of Internet access – by billions of interconnecting micro sensors and actuators – is huge, and will transform our industries and society. The implications for industry and society by the sheer scale and scope of what is about to hit us are huge. Ubiquitous intelligent intercommunicating chips wil enable huge efficiencies in every sector – from transport, and building through to healthcare. It will also bring its dangers and a need for checks and balances was machine generated autonomous decision making proliferates.
The Brown Bag lunch on the 16th April presented views from three very different perspectives.
Rob van Kranenburg addressed what is happening in the EU and China right now in this area and the social implications that will impact all of us in the coming years. To see Rob's slides click here.
Chris Yapp discussed Internet of Things activities and the UK's capabilities, challenges and oportunities. To see Chris's slides click here.
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, who runs London's Silicon Roundabout Internet of Things Meet-Ups for entrepreneurs, gave an overview of the exciting developments that are taking place from the ground up less than a mile from our Hall. To see Alexandra's slides click here.