BARCELONA, Spain, October 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The 2016 edition of the Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) will once again gather the world's leading Industrial Internet companies and experts at the Fira de Barcelona from October 25th to 27th and will showcase the best solutions and technologies that IoT has developed for industries across different sectors. Over the course of the event, 169 companies and 200 speakers will discuss how the industrial internet is radically transforming industry as we know it, and the benefits these technologies are bringing to companies and consumers alike.
Among the keynote speakers are Jonathan Ballon, VP Intel; Matthias Machnig, German State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Energy; Prith Banerjee, Executive VP and Chief Technology Officer at Schneider Electric; Michael Raynor, Director at Deloitte Services LP; Sam George, Director of Azure IoT at Microsoft; Richard Savage, Senior Managing Consultant - IoT Specialist at IBM; Tony Guerion, Head of IoT Southern Europe & Middle East at Vodafone Group Enterprise; Derek O'Halloran, Head of Information Technology & Electronics Industries at the World Economic Forum; and Nicola Villa, IBM Executive Partner and European Leader, Internet of Things.
The IoTSWC has a clear focus on real-life experiences and will also include an exhibition area that will feature not only companies and their latest innovations but also a Testbeds area with real-life applications of these solutions. The 10 solutions on display will answer questions such as: How can we put an end to missing baggage at airports? How can we reduce noise in our cities and improve their water management systems? How can we successfully integrate renewable energies in the electricity network? How do you control a vehicle fleet from an office or improve the performance of a fashion store or Hospital?
A world benchmark
For its second edition, the leading event focused exclusively on the Industrial Internet has more than doubled its number of exhibitors by growing from 80 to over 170. Among these are global players such as Accenture, Analog Devices, Dassault Systèmes, Deloitte, Deutsche Telekom, EMC, Everis, GE,Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Intel, Interdigital, Kaspersky, Microsoft, National Instruments, PTC, SAP, Schneider Electric, Telefonica and Vodafone. Moreover, the IoTSWC has solidified partnerships with the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), Industrie 4.0, and the Industrial Valuechain Initiative (IV-I), granting the event unparalleled support from and access to the most important industry associations in the sector.
SOURCE Fira de Barcelona