Developing New Experiences

VH06 The IoT – How Developers Will Change Our World


9:30am - 10:45am

Level: Introductory

Lisa Bock

Author. Speaker.

The Internet of Things (IoT) represents the concept of a massive system where things on the Internet communicate through omnipresent sensors. In the past decade, consumers have connected billions of devices to the Internet at an exponential rate, designed to improve the quality of life in homes and businesses. Developers are part of this wave, as many devices are controlled via a web interface. This presentation will explain how businesses invest heavily in IoT in order to keep a competitive edge. IoT includes automobiles, and building automation, along with medical and consumer devices, such as wearables and mobile devices.

You will learn:

  • Grasp a solid overview of the IoT
  • Understand the need to create agile and responsive code to interface with devices
  • Recognize the only thing limiting the growth is our imagination