Senate OKs Resolution to Incentivize Use of IoT Technology

mobile device managementThe Senate has unanimously passed a resolution that aims to drive adoption of Internet-connectable devices in the United States through an incentive-based approach.

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said Wednesday the measure promotes Internet of Things innovation to help address economic, societal and consumer challenges.

Booker developed the platform with Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii).

The four senators also proposed the development of a modern technological framework to help the U.S. gain a competitive advantage in the international digital market.

IDC has projected that global revenues from IoT technology will reach nearly $9 trillion by 2020.

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