Infocom X the Anniversary Speakers
Topics to be Discussed
Global tech giants are turning their attention to every aspect of life and reimagining these areas with tech solutions. Now urban design is getting a reshuffle for a hyper-connected future.
Future Smart Cities:
Technology will blend in to our homes and bodies to seamlessly integrate into our everyday life. IoT is underway, now focus has been given to introduce the “things” in a friendly way, like the soothing voice of Alexa or “beautiful” face of robot Sophia.
Advances in technology are incorporating devices and materials with biological capabilities, turning them into an extension of our own body. Wearables are getting a lot of attention and funding with the mobile device market reaching a certain plateau.
The convergence of mobility, big data, cloud, collaboration tools and internet of things will “enforce” sweeping changes for businesses and specialists in the IT sector, raising a lot of questions about the adaptation process that should be undertaken in the near future.
More and more tech companies are realising the order of magnitude that their products have on societal issues like mental health, isolation, cyber-bullying and self-harm. Mental strain due to social media can encompass anxiety, unhappiness and depression, let alone the dangers that unfolds to an underage user.
Introduction of regulations such as the GDPR mean that organizations need to take security and data privacy more seriously than ever or face heavy fines. Measures to protect Personal Data are one of the main pillars of these regulations.
Hackers have a lot to gain from successful data breaches, and there are countless examples of well-funded and coordinated cyber-attacks against some of the largest companies and governments in the world.