With the bipartisan DIGIT Act that was passed by the States’ Senate just last week the progress of IoT (Internet of Things) in the US is bound to be become a law.
Originally the DIGIT Act was introduced in the year of 2016 and then again in the year of 2017. Last year again, the bill was re-upped by Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Sens. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., Cory Booker, D-N.J. and Cory Gardner, R-Colo.
DGIT Act that stands for Developing and Growing Internet of Things was passed by the United States’ senate in order to facilitate the growth of Internet of Things technologies in the United States.
Senator Schatz contributed with his views on the matter saying that with the bipartisan bill just a step away from becoming the law, United States will now be able to see the full potential of IoT, and IoT will be able to help the public and the private sectors to work together in harmony so that they are able to produce better and well-informed policies on technology.
Senator Fischer while expressing his opinions on the matter said that with the bill being passed, United States of America will move toward an even more connected future. He also added that the DIGIT Act will help make sure that America remains a technological leader for the times to come.
The Act is supported by many entities namely the App Association, CTIA, the United States’ Chamber of Commerce, the Competitive Carriers Association, CTA (Consumer Technology Association), the Semiconductor Industry Association, the Computing Research Association, Intel, ITI (the Information Technology Industry) Council, the Security Industry Association, ITIF ( Information Technology and Innovation Foundation), VMware and lastly TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association).