The senior vice-president and the head of Internet of Things, Tata Communications, VS Shridhar said that, the youth of India has been inspired with the increasing use of the Internet of Things and its potential in order to automate their domestic environments. However, it represents almost a fraction of potential of the Internet of Things to transform the complete society.
In addition to this, the Internet of Things holds immense growth potential as a public good, however, for this to be realized, an open communication between all the prime segments of the society, such as consumers to public sector, to consumers, and to the technology providers, which has become completely essential. People across all ages and segments of the society should have a deeper understanding related to the Internet of Things and also how it will benefit the lives of people.
At present, Tata Communications is making notable efforts for laying the foundation for the Internet of Things in India in collaboration with the world’s largest LoRaWAN network, which is around 2,000 communities across 38 cities in the nation. This is to create an end-to-end and an effective connected ecosystem.
The new operating system, including the Civic OS framework, which has been powered by the Internet of Things solutions. This network will allow an affordable and better management of the essential utilities, thus encouraging the development of the smart cities and empowering the economies so as to run productively, efficiently and securely. The rise in the level of awareness among consumers related to the Internet of Things is expected to ensure a significant growth in the coming few years.