Is there more to the Techsylvania conference than the already announced number of over 40 speakers, the incredible networking with more than 1000 people and the startup competition that drives one startup to Silicon Valley?
“The Central and Eastern European region has become a major IT hub, spurring the international expansion of successful technology start-ups, particularly from Romania. Internationally acknowledged talent in software development has created a highly lucrative opportunity in Romania for technology investment”, says Bitdefender’s founder, Florin Talpeș.
If you combine this with the fact that governments are planning to update their Healthcare systems, the ensuing result will be a growing market with the potential to deliver extremely efficient solutions (for example, technologies such as 3D organ printing or wearable wellness devices) while uniting two distinct fields for a common vision – a better healthcare industry.
Imagine a space filled with the latest gadgets and technology that is at your disposal for four days in a row.
Add this to the two days of hearing the latest news in technology and startup, combined with a 24-hour hackathon and lots of networking and now you get a picture of the magnitude of the Techsylvania event.
Surprises keep on coming for the third edition of Techsylvania and the latest one we have prepared for you is the IoT Village, a place where during the 4 days of event, you can try ten of the most innovative, practical and cool devices and gadgets on the market.
Every day we buy things using our smartphones, tablets or computers. We call a cab using an app. We even measure our temperature or our heart rate with a simple gesture on our devices. It’s very clear that the Internet of Things (IoT) is present in our lives and it’s influencing us in a big way. This, though, is just the beginning.
A study conducted by Gartner, Inc. forecasts that “6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30 percent from 2015, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020. In 2016, 5.5 million new things will get connected every day.”