Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things


IoT Connectivity for Smart Asset-Tracking

January 30, 2020

Experts say that the future of manufacturing is intelligent asset-tracking, and advances in supporting real-time data analytics, advances in indoor positioning and mapping, and AI are making this a reality today. Roughly one third of all IMC Adopter Members are involved in supply chains in one way or other, and this session will focus on use-cases for asset tracking in various industries that take advantage of the latest technologies.

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IoT Security, The Latest Greatest


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Using IoT Data at the Edge, Where it's Needed


McKinsey & Co. have estimated that only 1% of IoT data ever actually gets used. One solution to this is to avoid so-called "data lakes" architectures where pools of unused data are collected, and instead opting for distributed intelligence at the network's edge. This session will look at the latest advances in machine-learning for IoT applications, emphasizing auto-correction and predictive analysis.

IoT Software: Basic Components of the Platform


As the number of software options for deploying connecting devices multiplies, those platforms offer more than simply connectivity management. This session will look at the basic components of an end-to-end software platform, including the basic database, connectivity, device management, rule-based process management, analytics, and other tools software brings to bear.

Satellite Connectivity Poised for an IoT Breakout?


Satellite connectivity for IoT/M2M deployments has long been a pillar of the ecosystem, especially in applications where truly ubiquitous coverage and reliability outweighed most cost concerns. However, new service offerings that integrate satellite connectivity, nanosatellite networks that lower costs, and new antennae technology are all combining to expand the footprint of satellite in the IoT sector.

Wearables Affect Healthcare, Retail, Smart Homes, Agribiz, More


Advances in integrated circuits and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) are making wearable technology more functional every day. Already broadly used for consumer wellness, new wearable technology will allow for medical-grade reporting, location-based marketing services, and home systems integration - this session will cover the likely trends.