Internet of Things (IoT)
- Previously known as “The Hong Kong U-21 RFID Awards” and established in 2009, The Hong Kong U-21 Internet of Things (IoT) Awards is now a stream of Hong Kong Internet of Things Awards.
- In 2013, the Hong Kong Internet of Things Industry Advisory Council was formed by like-minded companies under the auspices of GS1 Hong Kong aiming to promote IoT innovations and broaden their adoption to uplift the competitiveness of local enterprises, and foster an IoT ecosystem for the continuous growth of this game-changing technology in Hong Kong.
- Businesses in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta are encouraged through these awards to adopt EPC/RFID technology and foster the development of new EPC/RFID products and services.
- It involved integrating the Internet with RFID technology such that it can automatically identify any object along the supply chain.
- Now extended beyond the border the Guangdong-Hong Kong RFID Awards were introduced and are known as the “Guangdong-Hong Kong IoT Awards.”
First coined in 1999 by the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the term “Internet of Things” (IoT) was the commencement of a research project. It involved integrating the Internet with RFID technology such that it can automatically identify any object along the supply chain.
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