VICINITY project at “InfoCom World Conference”
Infocom world Conference has been a point of reference for developments on Business IT & Telecom industry, Network Engineers, IT Strategists & Solution Architects, Manufacturers and Suppliers of Technological Equipment and Consumer Electronics.
Infocom World is considered as the major annual industrial telecommunications conference in Greece and in the wider Balkan area and attracts the interest of all involved market actors. During the recent years, as a result of the “globalization” of the e-Communications market, the Conference has also attracted a broader interest. It is also supported by major telecommunications actors, international bodies, National (Regulatory) Authorities, etc.
The InfoCom World Conference took place in Athens, Greece, on October 25, 2017, under the title “Fiber to the people: The Gigabit Era”, aimed to highlight this challenge and was once more expected with great interest.
The VICINITY project was presented during the special session organized by OTE (Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.) and concerned all European research projects that OTE participates.
The main concept, the partners, work packages and initial findings of VICINITY have been presented so as to introduce VICINITY project in the Greek market and raise the interest in IoT concept with the focus on smart energy systems and use cases.
It is worth noting that the attendees were very interested in VICINITY project, mainly asking questions about a more detailed technical explanation and implementation of the different use cases.