Organized by the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the TÜV Nord Group, specialized in securing people’s data, this main topic in this era of digitalization, fundamentally affecting the way we live and how we live and work.
Representatives of the Embassy of Madagascar in Berlin participated in this meeting. In fact, the dumb product has quickly become a smart product thanks to data clouds, connectivity, software, sensors. This is the case of electric vehicles able to drive without a driver, to identify its owner, to be manageable from a distance…
This digital and technological revolution, allows improving and controlling our daily life. Preserving data against cyber attacks is the challenge. Data protection, regulations according to European and International standards depending on the level of security, but also certification by one of the independent entities such as TÜV Nord Group are more than necessary. Other issues such as safety in the event of explosion of electric vehicles using lithium, or recycling of dangerous products for health were raised.
Madagascar is very much in favor of setting up smart products, especially electric vehicles for rent for short journeys, rechargeable thanks to solar and geolocalisable for traceability and safety. The aim is to preserve the environment and exploit our unlimited renewable energy resources.