Joseph George: #WorldGovSummit: Welcome to Internet of Things, says Ahmad bin Bayat. ‘Technology has taken us from hibernation to imagination’

Ahmad bin Bayat, Chairman Du, spoke about how the UAE has achieved phenomenal growth in the last four decades. “Leadership in technology has taken us from hibernation to imagination”

Talking about the impact of technology and the power of the internet, he said, “Today we know a lot about taking risks and being agile. Welcome to the internet of things!”

Elaborating further, Bayat said, “Today we have 13 million devices connected. Very soon it will grow to 30-plus billion devices. Imagine all these devices collecting and disseminating data, which will be sued to make cities smarter.”