What exactly is IoT?
IoT or Internet of Things, refers to the connection of everyday objects to the Internet and to one another, with the goal being to provide users with smarter, more efficient experiences. This includes everything from cell phones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices and almost anything else you can think of.
The analyst firm Gartner says that by 2020 there will be over 26 billion connected devices.
Want to make your own IoT project but confused about how to start? Well here is the best time to start IoT and be part of the global movement with Mediatek Labs, as they bring a single board with all communication modes GPS, GPRS, WiFi, Bluetooth and a 10 Mb on-board flash. So what are you waiting for? Come see it Live on 26 September 2015 with none other than the Head of India, MediaTek Labs, Ashish Bedekar.
* Introduction to MakersLoft – Kolkata’s First Makerspace by Meghna Bhutoria, Founder
* Introduction to Mediatek Labs and developer kits, followed by Q&A with Ashish Bedekar, Head of India, MediaTek Lab
* Live Android based IoT demo on IBM Bluemix cloud by Joy Patra, IBM
* IoT session by speaker from The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)
* Networking session
Date: 26th September