Speech by Marcel Kubon on September 5th, 2018 at 10:45 a.m. at the Licht # Digitalisierung [Light # Digitalization] forum in Ansberg regarding the issue of "Consumer IoT trends - what does the future hold for the smart home?"
The Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (BVDW) e.V. [German Association for the Digital Economy] is the voice of the digital economy. We want to do our part here as a consulting firm that assists leading companies in creating the digital and connected world. We are involved in various committees such as the Ressort Forum for Digital Transformation and Internet of Things, the Connected Mobility focus group and the Smart Home focus group. We look forward to meeting you at a BVDW event sometime.
What expectations do customers have for digital offerings? What do customers nowadays consider good customer service? You primarily want quick answers to your questions and processes without wasting time. Automation seems to be the ideal solution for companies and their digital contact points. Telecommunications service providers, among others, also deal with the current developments of digitalization – particularly automation.
Asset managers need to actively use possible actions so as to not be bogged down by regulations. On Thursday, June 28 at the IFZ Conference of Swiss Asset Managers, Christian Ziegler from mm1 Switzerland demonstrated the possibilities offered by using technology in sales.
Home smart home -intelligent device connectivity is one of the greatest technological growth areas in the coming years. In the future, the smart home could improve the quality of life and make it easier to effectively handle resources. However, there is also increasing skepticism in light of the increasing connectivity of devices used in day-to-day life.
Every year mm1 consultants of the Industrial IoT Practice review and analyze the product presentations of the “Hannover Messe Industrie” to gain an overview of the development of current industry, technology and market trends. From a mm1 point of view, five key topics have been trending this year: “IoT Platforms and Platform Eco Systems”, “Mixed Reality”, “Digital Twins”, “Smart Factory”, and “Robotics”.