The CeBit is the largest and most internationally represented computer expo, which takes place every year in the world largest fairground located in Hanover, Germany. This year the top trends of the CeBit were 7: Artificial Intelligence, cloud, cyber security, drones, internet of things, virtual reality and 5G. Click here for more information about the trends

Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan at the CeBit 2017 opening nightThis year’s Partner Country Japan was represented by Prime Minister Shinzō Abe joined Chancellor Angela Merkel to formally launch CeBIT 2017 on April 19th (short video of the opening night). As the world’s third largest economy Japan is one of the richest countries worldwide. Its economic structure is characterized by a broad diversity, an advanced technology and a strong focus on export.Society 5.0 isa vision proposed by the Japanese government for a future societybased on the Internet of Things (IoT). It refers to the next stage of social evolution, the previous stages being hunter-gatherer, agrarian, industrial and information societies. Its aim is to realize a super-smart society in which everyone in the world will be able to benefit by using the IoT in an effective way. Read more

Check out the amazing presentation performed by japanese dancers based mainly on virtual reality.Watch the full video of the opening night

For ParkHere this was a great opportunity to build up B2C, B2B and B2G relationships, and discuss how can we work together to support the Smart Cities framework. People form different countries and industries had the chance to see how our smart solution works, understanding how we can make Smart Parking a real smart solution, based on a sensor that doesn’t need batteries, and a Base Station that works with solar panel.
ParkHere stand was placed at a joint stand with the Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi) where the minister of Economy and Energy Brigitte Zypries also stopped by to learn about ParkHere’s solution and future developments.