HGI, the leading global organization for publishing requirements for the digital home, has partnered with Swedish ICT, a group of research institutes which act as a link between academia, industry and the public sector, for its latest forum on Smart Home and sustainable city development.
Among the topics to be discussed on 1 October is technology's role in sustainable city development and the vision for Stockholm Royal Seaport. Also, HGI member
During the one day forum, which is open to attendance by any industry member with an interest in these topics, there will be presentations from a number of broadband service providers operating in the region as well as a round table discussion. Swedish ICT will also be inviting a number of speakers to address the delegates.
"The challenge of making the future home smart is no longer largely a technical matter; today it is much more about proper collaboration, integration and business models. Therefore it is important to get the various stakeholders to interact with each other. This HGI meeting is a great opportunity to initiate and reinforce the important dialogue about the opportunities and challenges," said
HGI's event will also include demonstrations on a number of cutting edge technologies for the Smart Home including Alleato, AnyFi, DLNA,
For more information about the HGI MalmÖ
About the HGI http://www.homegatewayinitiative.org/
The HGI, founded in 2004 by nine telecom operators, is shaping the next generation of internet and voice services. Starting from use-cases and service needs, the HGI sets requirements for Home Gateways, infrastructure devices, and the home network. The HGI now has over 60 members from across the globe, representing the entire spectrum of players in the broadband home area.
About Swedish ICT http://www.swedishict.se/
Swedish ICT is a group of world-class research institutes in the forefront of ICT research and development. Our role is to drive and enable innovation by turning research into new products, processes, methods and services. We do this in collaboration with academia, industry and society.
We offer expertise that ranges from sensors and actuators, communication networks and data analytics to visualization, interaction design and service development. Swedish ICT is owned by the Swedish government through RISE (60%). The group has about 400 employees with a turnover of 444 MSEK (2012). Headquarter is located Kista (
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