Maker village, the Kerala based hardware electronic incubator organized the first national level conference on the 10th of March. Major companies from around the world, along with 1200 participants showed up for Kerala’s first national-level hardware startups conclave held in Kochi. The event brought together different stakeholders from the hardware industry.
Some of the large names that participated in the event were Lockheed Martin, Siemens, Dassault Systems, Qualcomm India, Intel, ARM, Imec, Bosch, Tejas Networks, Invecas, Rambus, Texas Instruments India.
Many companies are now focusing on hardware since the software industry is getting a bit stagnant, commented Prasad Balakrishnan Nair, CEO, Maker Village. The topics that were covered at the event included the next generation technologies in hardware. They also spoke about the right strategies to market hardware.