UPnP Forum hosted the Hands-on IoT Workshop and Evening Reception at the Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel on July 13, 2015. Attendees heard from industry experts on VidiPath for premium audio/video content, the Open Interconnect Consortium’s OIC connectivity framework and the latest UPnP IoT management and control efforts. In order to take IoT to the next level, co-evolution and collaboration across different sectors and standards is required. IoT is not limited by lack of innovation and imagination, its full potential is hindered by the need for greater interoperability of common standards. This workshop aimed to educate attendees about the latest in IoT innovations through live presentations and demonstrations.