NEEDS had participated in the IOT Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC16) that was held from October 25th to 27th, 2016, in Barcelona – Spain. This congress is a leading global event focusing on IOT solutions in six dedicated areas: Business Transformation, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Transportation & Logistics, Innovation and Technology. It offered a highly international environment with more than 170 Exhibiting Companies, 160 Top Industry Speakers, 10 Testbeds, and 100 Expert-led Sessions from 50 different countries.
Over 200 of the most innovative and influential IoT thinkers were gathered to share knowledge, present use cases and explain how IoT is affecting various types of industries with a participation of more than 8,000 leading industrial internet experts, end users and players including top CEOs, CIOs, and CTOs from the entire IoT ecosystem.
The event focuses on concrete solutions rather than abstract theory and it was the only event with a dedicated Testbed Area that provides a unique opportunity to experience the most advanced and innovative solutions to benefit the participated organizations. The main objective of this event is to bring together organizations and technology with the goal of accelerating the growth, adoption, and widespread use of industrial IoT.
NEEDS resources contribution in this event was via attending various sessions of the 3-day conference programme which covers via 108 congress sessions an in-depth coverage of the current and future IoT Solutions and key IoT topics related to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Security in industrial Cloud Hosting, Mobile Healthcare and Interoperability of Health devices, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Safety, Distributed Generation, Standards & Methodologies, Edge Computing, Intelligent Platforms, Systems & Architectures, Business Transformation, and much more additional topics of interest.