The Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, entitled, “Disrupter Series: Update on IOT Opportunities and Challenges.”. The discussion will focus on the benefits and challenges of the latest technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT). Members of the Committee will learn more about how smart devices are being utilized by consumers and businesses. They will also garner more information about challenges society has to address regarding this technology such as security and privacy. Start time for the meeting is 10:30 AM and the Committee is chaired by Rep. Bob Latta from Ohio. Chairman Latta comments,
“The Internet of Things has been a monumental innovation for the economy – changing how companies conduct business operations and how consumers go about their day to day lives,”... “Integrating connected devices has helped a myriad of industries like healthcare, manufacturing, and retail to share data in real time so they can increase efficiency and improve customer service….Next week also allows for us to check in and ensure that industry is focusing on critical issues like cybersecurity.”
For more information about this hearing including the witness list, select the link below.