Jason Hope is a futurist who believes that technology will play a pivotal role in our society to come. As a futurist he believes that technology will shape the future and the way we live. Below are some of his thoughts on the technology known as the internet of things and what he believes is in store for its development in the years to come.
The Internet of Things is defined as the connectivity between technological items. It especially involves connectivity between electronic items such as cell phones, lighting, alarms, computers, GPS devices and many other devices. Often abbreviated as the IoT, it has been rapidly growing and linking items that we use everyday. For example, there are now smart lights, that can be turned on and off via a smartphone. Another example is how you can lock your front door and activate a home alarm system remotely also via a smartphone or computer. These are just some examples of the IoT and the progress that is being made in linking electronic devices.
Jason Hope believes that companies will continue to invest in developing the Internet of Things. In fact, he forecasts a significant increase in the years to come in investment in the IoT. Many big companies, says Jason Hope, will start researching and developing new ways to connect devices through the IoT. This could lead to big improvements to safety, emergency response and transportation.
Jason Hope is an investor and consultant who heads the consulting firm, Jason Hope Business Consulting. He was born in and continues to be a resident of Arizona. Mr. Hope graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelors degree in finance and also holds a masters degree in business from ASU. Jason is also known to help kicks start tech entrepreneurs though grants.