Future of the connected home debated at FWS 2012

How smarter, connected homes will give people greater control over
both home entertainment and environment

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Future World Symposium has announced the complete line up of its panel
debate on the future of the connected home.

The panel unites experts from Broadcom, Gartner, IBM, NDS and Pure to
analyse the underpinning technologies that enable users to more easily
take control and address how these can be exploited to better understand
and manage the home and its energy requirements.

Dr Andy Stanford-Clark, CTO of smarter energy at IBM and creator of the House
That Tweets
said: “As wireless technology becomes cheaper and better
there’s no reason why every item in every home couldn’t be online, by
mining this data and adding intelligence we can understand and control
our environment to suit us better and be more efficient.�

The debate, held at Wembley Stadium on the 24th of April as
part of Future World Symposium, will examine the next waves of
technological advances in home technology, both from an entertainment
and home management perspective.

Future World Symposium is a conference and exhibition that unveils the
paths of global technological innovation. Now in its second year, the
event examines emerging trends and opportunities for future automotive,
eHealth, connected home and mobile consumer sector. A series of
persuasive talks will be given by industry leaders, analysts and
researchers.

The connected home panel is one of four taking place at the event,
joining debates and presentations on automotive, e-health and the mobile
consumer.

Organisers have confirmed expert speakers from: ADI,
Altran
Praxis
, ARM,
Broadcom,
CSR,
Freescale,
Frost
Sullivan
, Gartner,
Hewlett
Packard
, IBM,
Imagination
Technologies
, Infineon,
Isansys
Jaguar
LandRover
, McLaren
Electronic Systems
, Microsoft,
NDS,
O2,
Pure,
S3
Group
, Synopsys
and Wind
River
.

See the
website
for further details or contact via Twitter,
Facebook.

National Microelectronics InstituteJohn Moor,Tel: +44
(0)1506 401210E-mail: info@nmi.org.ukFax:
+44 (0)1506 460431Web: www.nmi.org.uk

Source: National Microelectronics Institute

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