The multi-trillion economic opportunity around the "Internet of Things" (IoT) is emerging as the hottest topic for investors in 2015. As we connect the physical world with information technology, data from actions, processes and the environment can increase sales, improve efficiencies, automate daily activities and minimize risk.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ed Maguire, Senior Analyst at CLSA Americas, will describe what is new and different about IoT, explore financial, technological and real-world impact across consumer and business use cases. Why now?
Significant corporate and venture investments are funding an explosion of new products and companies. New technologies – hardware, software, bandwidth, sensor – make new solutions feasible for the first time. He will explore the impact on all sectors of the economy – consumer wearables, smart home, automotive, transportation, retail, health care, public sector, energy, agriculture and manufacturing – while identifying key players, potential winners and losers.