Jason Hope is a native Arizonian that grew up in Tempe, Arizona, a town outside of Phoenix, Arizona. He also attended Arizona State University in Tempe, in his hometown. Mr. Hope holds a finance degree and a masters degree in business from his hometown alma matter.
Jason Hope says there is much hype surrounding the internet of things. He says that it is an inevitable part of new technology, where they are hyped up and then either live up to those expectations or not. Mr. Jason Hope holds the view that the IoT can live up to its hype and disagrees with those that say it will fail and die out of the public and technology. Here is why.
Jason Hope says that the internet of things can make us healthier. The devices themselves will not make us healthier, but their collection of data can make us choose more healthy options. For example, fitness and nutrition trackers can make it more likely that we exercise and eat healthy foods. They can help motivate us to do better. Mr. Hope also says that storing data from IoT connected devices can give medical practitioners real time data about our health, so it can improve the quality of healthcare we receive.
Jason Hope also believes that the IoT can improve our cities and towns. When sensors and connected technology is utilized in city departments, traffic and pollution can be reduced. First respondents can respond more effectively and quickly. Public transit can be more reliable. All of this is possible through the IoT. To live up to its hype, the IoT needs the right development. Then, we can enjoy its benefits.
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