Dr. Johnson presenting - From Connected Homes to Smart Cars: Consumer Applications of the Internet of Things (IoT)
Google's recent acquisition of Nest Labs for $3.2 billion the first major acquisition in the field of home automation, one of the fastest growing segments of the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. IDC estimates that the number of connected devices will grow to 212 billion by 2020, with about 30 billion devices smart enough to operate without human control. When it comes to consumer applications, the key IoT markets include Home Automation, Automotive (Telematics), and Wearables (Quantified Self). Each of these markets represents significant growth opportunities, estimated to reach $22.4 billion (home automation), $39.15 billion (telematics) and $30.2 billion (wearables), respectively, by 2020.
This workshop will focus on new challenges and opportunities related to intellectual property and monetization in the IoT consumer market. The panel includes IP and business leaders from companies, startups and organizations representing all three leading sectors of the IoT consumer ecosystem. The discussion will include the following points:
Moderator: Efrat Kasznik, President, Foresight Valuation Group & Chair of the Content, Communications and Cloud (3CX)
Amin Arbabian, Professor, Stanford University
Dr. Shawana Johnson, President, Global Marketing Insights, Inc.
Gene Wang, CEO, PeoplePower
Date & Time: Monday, October 6th, 4:15PM-5:30PM PST
Location: San Francisco Marriott Marquis 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Registration: Online at http://www.lesusacanada.org/meetings/annual-meeting