2020 VIRTUAL INITIATIVES
In light of the recent postponement of industry events, which we believe to be critical to driving development and adoption of IoT, the IoTC is committed to providing platforms which allow these conversations to still take place and partnerships to flourish. Due to the success of the previous IoTC NOW Digital Series and the critical conversations that took place, we will be launching IoTC NOW – INDUSTRIAL SERIES to explore:
- the COVID-19 impact on Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics
- how connected technology is helping the industrial sector to mitigate these impacts and recover
- how industrial organizations can successfully scale the adoption of technology for long term commercial gain and savings
IoTC NOW – Connected Mobility Virtual Panel
Automotive and transportation sectors have been undergoing massive digital transformation over the past decade, with changes in consumer behavior combined with technology advances creating a more connected, autonomous, electric and shared mobility landscape. With the onset of COVID-19, the “now normal” of staying at home has meant significant repercussions for this sector. Leading industry executives in this space, however, are already exploring ways to adapt and innovate in order to navigate the current crises and prepare for what’s next.
IoTC NOW – Retail Transformation Virtual Panel
There is no doubt that the retail sector has been hit hard with COVID-19, however this sector was already experiencing huge transformation even before the global pandemic, with increased competition from new business models and changing consumer demands, making Digital Transformation essential, particularly for those “brick and mortar” retailers.
IoTC NOW – Smart Cities In the Era of COVID-19 Virtual Panel
As COVID-19 has spread to communities globally, how are cities adapting? And what are the preparations being undertaken to ready cities to endure and gradually reopen? This virtual event, presented by the Internet of Things Consortium, includes telecommunications, electronics and cityleaders discussing how digital technologies can play a role and is moderated by Axios Smart Cities Journalist Kim Hart.
IoTC NOW – Connected Homes in the era of COVID-19 Virtual Panel
Hear from industry leaders about opportunities for smart home innovations in our new reality and what they’re seeing and experiencing in their businesses and own lives.
IoTC NOW – Connected Health and Wellness Virtual Panel In the Era of COVID-19
The coronavirus outbreak is a global crisis that is impacting nearly every facet of life, perhaps none more than the medical field. As brave health care workers treat patients globally, telemedicine is being pushed to the forefront as patients stay at home to prevent further spread, and smart thermometers and heat sensors are being deployed to track the pandemic in new ways.
IoTC Connected Health Task Force
As a proactive response to the COVID-19 pandemic the IoTC is forming a Connected Health Task Force to bring together industry leaders, innovators, and experts to find ways we can help in this time of need.
2020 IOTC EVENTS & THOUGHT-LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The key mission of the IoT Consortium is to ignite the growth of the IoT marketplace by leading the industry’s efforts through strategic partnerships.
With this in mind, we host an array of unique experiences and platforms to allow the IoT community and our members to keep up to date with the latest IoT trends and meet potential new partners and customers. We have a whole host of exciting plans for 2020, including the return of our Annual Executive Summit in NYC; a series of VIP Dinners and Virtual Conferences as well as our not-to-be-missed NEW Podcast, so we invite you to take a look at our 2020 Prospectus for more information on opportunities to work with us.
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IoTC NEXT Panel Discussion Audio
For those not able to attend, we certainly missed you there but are delighted to provide access to the Audio Recordings of the 11 Panel Discussions that took place for a fee of $299. Please complete the following form to receive access
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We are pleased to provide the latest SmartReport on Smart Mobility.
Pre-COVID-19, electric bikes, ride-sharing services and mass transportation ridership were on the rise, with smart mobility gaining attention as a revolutionary way of moving from destination to destination efficiently—one that is cleaner and safer. Post-COVID, if such an era exists, the need for public-private collaboration cannot be overstated. While we are nowhere near the end of this unprecedented event playing out on the global stage, we cannot lose sight of the fact that the future of mobility is in our hands.
- The average American spends about 34 hours every year sitting in traffic, (the above-average American may spend that in a month), with carpooling declining from around 20 percent of all commuters in 1970 to less than 10 percent today.
- What may be an incredible moment for the advancement of automated technology in public transit, Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) plans to test the first full-size automated transit bus project in North America commencing in 2021.
- With public and private initiatives working to improve mobility, multimodal transport—the integrated use of several different forms—will undoubtedly shape our travel, cities and even society for decades to come.
Thanks in large part to the internet, which has enabled the sharing of news and information in real time, we have become more acutely aware of our circumstances over the last three decades, as well as the urgency in finding sustainable solutions to address our most pressing concerns at the moment. Many believe now that the Internet of Things (IoT) may hold the key to helping us tackle these problems and advance civilization in a way that improves the quality of life not just for some but for all. And there is good reason. Across the globe, smart cities are showing us how.
- According to the Consumer Technology Association, the worldwide spending on smart city developments is expected to reach USD 34.35 billion by 2020.
- In North America alone, more than 81% of people are in urban areas. Latin America and the Caribbean practically equaled the US with 80% urbanization, with Europe being third with 74%. In Asia the index is at 49%, and 41% in Africa. The context encourages the construction of megaprojects of smart cities, built from scratch with major companies or brands behind them.
- Smart Cities can emerge stronger from the Pandemic. There is scarcely an aspect of life that has not been thoroughly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis has also dramatically exposed the degree to which consumers, employers and workers are relying on connected technology to carry on, whether through video conferencing, telemedicine or other digital platforms.
We are pleased to provide the latest CES Special SmartReport. This report includes:
- Latest market statistics and forecasts from firms like International Data Corporation (IDC) and Gartner.
- 2020 Industry Predictions including the The “Top 10 Tech Trends” report by Juniper Research, plus 2020 predictions from MachNation, the Rain Agency, and IEEE Computer Society
- CES Highlights across:
- Smart Cities featuring Merck, Hyundai, Segway-Ninebot …
- Connected Vehicles featuring Honda, Intel, Amazon Auto …
- Connected Home featuring P&G, Samsung, ADT …
- Wearables featuring OrCam, Bosch Sensortec …
- Connected Retail featuring Anagog,Perfect Corp, Picnic …
Download the entire report here and join the IoTC to become part of the leading network driving the growth of the IoT industry.
STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
Globally, cities are increasingly relying on data-driven decision making and innovative technical solutions to create efficiencies and elevate quality of life. Public-private partnerships present an increasingly emerging vehicle through which solutions are brought to market in cities. The Internet of Thing Consortium Smart Cities program seeks to convene our diverse membership to engage in ideation and execution of pilot programs and business opportunities in cities of varying sizes. Our partnership with a growing network of city Mayors, Chief Technology Officers, and Chief Innovation officers make these efforts possible.
Automobile manufacturers, fleet operators, telecommunications providers, data companies, and more are eager to be engaged in the marketplace for cars and trucks with internet-supported functionality. Communication between vehicles, infrastructure, networks, and countless other platforms provide limitless potential for creation of efficiencies and wholesale mobility transformation. The Internet of Things Consortium is at the forefront of this dialogue from all key angles.
Technology that provides internet and data-powered enhancements to homes, hotels, and other indoor infrastructure represents one of the most increasingly adopted fields of consumer Internet of Things technology. Connected home technology seeks to enhance comfort, security, energy efficiency, overall convenience, entertainment, and more. The Internet of Things Consortium is a best-in-class convener of executives and influencers from firms at the cutting edge of connected home technology.
Globally, consumers are increasingly making use of wearable technology that enhances their ability to fulfill their professional duties, provides entertainment value, or provides healthcare benefits. The Internet of Things Consortium is devoted to digging deep and facilitating actionable business development opportunities in this space that scale beyond the most widely known consumer products.
One of the most widely discussed trends in our global economy is the evolving state of the retail business. With increasing amounts of commerce shifting to online and mobile sales and purchasing, retailers must adapt their strategies both with respect to physical and digital conceptions and payment platforms. As with all areas of IoTC focus, the connected retail vertical requires industry players to deliver business solutions that facilitate simple transactions and desirable, efficient experiences.
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