From 17th to 19th of November, Zolertia was present in the new edition of the Barcelona Smart City Expo and World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona. The SCEWC is the worldwide leading event for the smart city industry presenting companies and speakers from all over the World in its format between expo and congress.
The profile of the expositors include tech companies, big corporations, cities from around the world, all them presenting their smart cities’ applications, show cases and research works.
In this edition RERUM was present inside Zolertia’s booth at the 4YFN Plaza, right in the center of the Expo zone.
During the three days of the expo more than 400 people came to Zolertia booth to see and touch the new RE-Mote, know how we are using it and learn more about RERUM project.
From these 400 assistants more than 150 showed interest in RERUM project in order to learn more about secure networks for the Smart Cities; most of them were really committed with the incoming importance about security in IoT networks.
The most common profile interested in RERUM were CTOs from companies suppling technology to the cities and integrators of existing technologies to create Smart Cities solutions, including some big corporations such as Philips, IBM or Cisco (some of them had also booth in the Expo). Visitors who asked for RERUM include also in less percentage academics, entrepreneurs, researchers and CEOs & engineers from Smart City solutions providers.
And the most common comment about RERUM was that now is not a priority but it will be soon. 3 visitors where actually looking for a technology to improve the security on the communications and would buy the RERUM outcomes if they were ready to deploy.