BBC Tech Summit, from left: Adam Leach, Emma Mulqueeny, Mark Gregory, Will Jackson
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BBC Website Technology Summit: Part One

The BBC News Website has hosted its first two-part Tech Summit, inviting three experts from diverse fields to offer their reflections on 2012, and the next few years ahead.

The guests were Adam Leach of consultants Ovum, an expert on consumer technology; Emma Mulqueeny, founder of Rewired State, which encourages people to gain coding skills; and Will Jackson, head of Engineered Arts, which manufactures robots.

Here, in part one of the summit, they discussed with Mark Gregory the big technology developments of 2012.

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