Pushing a button will trigger something – increasingly even very complex actions. Especially in the age of digitization. The latest video from Deutsche Telekom uses the simple scenario of pushing a button to explain what the Digital Division can do for its customers.
EuroShop 2017 is the largest trade fair in the world. Around 2,500 international exhibitors will present the latest developments in the retail sector in Düsseldorf. The Deutsche Telekom booth under the motto "Simple. Digital. Selling." presents an internet-of-goods inventory (IoT) analyzing the overlaps of the individual requirements in real-time via sensors.
A viable IoT ecosystem used by international manufacturers needs consistent standards in a licensed spectrum. Therefore, Deutsche Telekom has led the efforts within 3GPP and GSMA to promote the global standardization of Narrow-Band IoT and succeeded with it this June.
Right on time for the start of the IoT theme week Anette Bronder, Director of the Digital Divison at T-Systems, explained the background to the new technology. From its historic development and technical preconditions via application scenarios for industry and society to new business models that the Internet of Things makes possible, Anette Bronder shed light on numerous aspects in her contribution.