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Internet of Things

Experience our interconnected world live at CEBIT

Offline is so yesterday. The world is moving online – and with such speed that the number of 'things' connected to the Internet is on track to hit the 50-billion mark in just two years' time. Cellphones, tablets, traffic lights, cars, machinery, insulin pumps and aircraft engines are just the beginning. In every area of the economy, the opportunities for new business and business models are colossal, especially given that some 85 percent of existing companies plan to be using IoT applications by

05 Dec. 2017

The exhibitor lineup at the show includes Software AG, which will be presenting IoT applications ranging from smart devices for smart homes to technologies for tomorrow’s digitally integrated factories. "Our specialty is the Internet of Things, an area of technology which over the next few years will fundamentally change the way people live and work. One example of our work in this area is our involvement in ADAMOS, an alliance of world-leading machine manufacturers that is mapping out the future of digital production. We will be demonstrating the immense potential of IoT technologies at CEBIT with an extensive lineup of amazing showcases," says Software AG CEO Karl-Heinz Streibich.

Vodafone to profile mobile IoT

Of course, as Vodafone Germany CEO Dr. Hannes Ametsreiter points out, realizing the full potential of the Internet of Things will not be possible without high-performance networks that support high data rates. "Making the Internet of Things a reality will necessitate massive investment in state-of-the-art fiber-optic technology. But then, the IoT is also mobile, which is why we are already pushing ahead at full speed with the development of the 5G mobile telephony standard. 5G and its extremely low latencies are vital to real-time communication and hence applications like autonomous driving."