In the journey to leverage IoT for a ‘Digital India’, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized the “CII National IoT Summit 2015” in New Delhi with an objective to encourage engagement between IoT Start up’s and MSME clusters of India.
It aimed at creating opportunities to transfer MSME business processes with cutting edge IoT solutions.
With 100+ industry practitioners, leading global speakers and benchmarking sessions (on Smart Manufacturing, Smart Energy, Smart Healthcare and Smart Transportation), the first CII National IoT Summit focussed on IoT architecture and framework to make ‘Digital India’ a reality.
With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being produced every day and the rampant ‘Make in India’ Industrial revolution in India; the government, industry and academia can be seen gearing up for leveraging technologies for a ‘Digital India’.
Kiran Karnik, a well-known leader and a spokesperson of the IT-BPO Industry, addressing the session on ‘Make in India’ Industrial Revolution at National IoT Summit 2015
In one of the brainstorming sessions: Kiran Karnik, a well-known leader and a spokesperson of the IT-BPO Industry said “Industry in India is starting its journey towards IoT where profitability machine utilization are becoming important for CXOs. Our future is in implementing more sophisticated IT based manufacturing by utilizing IoT technology.”
Also one of the speakers mentioned that the “Government of India has come up with a draft policy for M2M, communication protocols and how spectrum and other networks could be deployed”
Among these Industry thought leaders across the length and breadth of the country, Altizon – one of the leading Industrial Internet Platform Company, shared their domain expertise and successful insights for advancing strategic IoT initiatives for digital transformation, primarily across
- Smart Manufacturing: Automotive, Discrete Manufacturing, Consumer Durables etc. and
- Smart Energy: Solar, Smart Grid and Smart City
Veeresh Dharappanavar, Senior Sales Director at Altizon said that “ It was good to know organizations are keen to learn about IoT and its benefits and the government involvement in making policies for implementing IoT based solutions“
With the existing complexities of Network Connectivity, Analytics, Security (Physical/ Cyber), Management of Devices and Application Development using APIs, it was made clear that the OT Vendors, System Integrators, and the IIoT Start-ups need to collaborate and bring together the much needed industry wide revolution.