In this digital era, electronic and information technology have become an omnipresent part of our daily lives and the smooth operation of almost all industries, including finance, commerce, telecommunications, home automation, health care, education, logistics, entertainment, public transport, resources exploration etc. The fields are all pillars of development within the region.
With the growth of mobile computing and smart electronics, Electronics has become the largest industry. According to OGCIO, the global market of Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to reach US$1.9 trillion in 2020. With M2M (Machine to Machine) be the largest sector of IoT, the industry expects there will be over 50 billion connected devices anticipated by 2020! M2M of IoT should be a great opportunity for electronics industry. Being not getting behind, the industry should take action and move from now on in order to enjoy the returns from this new waves of IoT.
We hold the HKETA Symposium this year, which is the first step for our objective to establish a platform among the industry (users and solution/technology providers), research institutes and academics to work together on identifying the topics and direction of applied R&D so to enhance the competitiveness of Hong Kong. We need your support to make it happen!
Please join HKETA if you are not a member yet!
Ir Victor Ng
Hong Kong Electronics & Technologies Association