The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has introduced its IoT panel in Bengaluru. The panel will have Rishi Bhatnagar, Vice President – Global Head Digital Enterprise Services, Tech Mahindra and its objective is to be a neutral, authoritative and credible voice for the evolving movement of IoT in India. The panel has also unveiled a whitepaper on IoT titled ‘The Next Horizon – Internet of Things: A Business Must.
Speaking about IoT and whitepaper, Rishi Bhatnagar, Chair of the IET India IoT Panel, said, “This panel is a volunteer-led visionary neutral think tank in the IoT space and would be focussing on the role of India in the IoT space. The panel will have 6 working groups on IoT applications which will concentrate on IoT approaches that are being applied across market segments and various businesses. Besides these, the core panel has set up of a global advisory panel and a special working group around IoT Labs and on Regulatory & Legal points.”
As per the research, 34 billion devices will be connected by 2023, 1.9 billion of which will be in India. Recognising the significance of the Internet of Things in connecting and impacting technologies across sectors, the IET India IoT panel will focus on facilitating discussions that will help in making the inevitable connected world more efficient, smart, innovative and safe. It will emphasise on technology, security and regulatory concerns and the need for nurturing capabilities and talent for a quicker adoption of IoT in all spheres.