techUK's IoT Programme has a core vision of stimulating the take up of IoT in the UK. It does this by bringing together the key players in IoT in the UK to; drive core issues that affect trust in IoT; ensure the right policy and regulatory regime is in place and develop markets and business opportunities.
The second half of 2017 began with a flurry of policy announcements with GDPR, data, and security dominating discourse. Our IoT Programme has been as busy as ever running over 25 events, publishing our Top Actions to Accelerate IoT Implementation and our inaugural State of the Connected Home report. With the IoT becoming more relevant to everyday life, and Government embarking on a new Industrial Strategy that rightly places digital at its core, we have sought to focus not just on market opportunities but also how we overcome the challenges limiting implementation.
Highlights & Achievements
State of the Connected Home 2017
In November we published our long awaited State of the Connected Home 2017 report in partnership with market research firm, GfK. We launched the report with a stakeholder roundtable, followed by an interactive workshop where we took members on an immersive journey; exploring and demonstrating how to navigate the complicated world of consumer-led innovation for the Connected Home.
The report explores the appeal and ownership of different categories of devices, and makes recommendations to...