But wait a moment, what is IoT first? This was one of the most asked questions at the event, as each of us can have a very different concept of IoT. We can more or less all agree that the Internet of Things (IoT) is a computing concept that describes the idea of everyday physical objects being connected to the internet and being able to identify themselves to other devices. This is why it’s understandable that most people around the world might be interested in the IoT and developing new ideas and platforms that can help from smart cities to day to day life.
The future of the IoT has been a theme that has been discussed throughout Smart IoT London, with the event bringing together different entities to debate how best to take IoT forwards. With speakers such as Jonny Voon (Innovate UK’s Lead Technologist); John Moor
(Managing Director, IoT security Foundation); Pilgrim Beart (CEO, DevicePilot); Idris Jahn
(Head of Health and Data, IoTUK); Guang-Zhong Yang (Director, Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London); or Peter Sueref (Head Data Science, British Gas), just to mention some of them, the event was for two days the center of the IoT world.
Located at the InnovateUK zone, the Hypercat Alliance attracted the attention of a large number of visitors who wanted to know more about and become a member.