The Future of Smart Environments and the Internet of Things

Friday, February 17, 2017: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room 203 (Hynes Convention Center)
Shwetak Patel, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
The IoT has a huge potential to improve our daily lives by enabling more intelligent homes, cities infrastructures, and health systems. However, the lack of policy coupled with a rapidly growing industry has led to a number of security, deployment, and sustainability challenges for industry. Although there is an opportunity to learn from the development of existing IoT systems, there are many unanswered questions on where the field of IoT is heading and how might we anticipate future challenges.