Known as the Developing and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act, the bill seeks to facilitate the growth of IoT technologies in the US.

With our bipartisan bill now one step closer to becoming law, we’ll be able to realise the full potential of the Internet of Things, and help the private and public sectors work together to produce well-informed policies on connected technology,” said Senator Schatz.

The bill would convene a working group of federal entities and experts from the private and academic sectors tasked with providing recommendations to Congress on how to facilitate the growth of connected IoT technologies.

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