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The Internet of Things, IoT, is upon us in a big way and more objects are becoming embedded with sensors and gaining the ability to communicate. This group is for those who are excited about connecting disparate devices to one another ranging from wireless communication to the internet. Everyone is welcome from novices, hobbyists, makers, experts, wizards and the inquisitive.

Upcoming events (4+)

Virtual Lunch & Learn - Powering the Edge: Nichicon’s Battery Technology

As the IoT moves to the edge expands, so does the need to power those edge devices effectively. Relying on batteries to power IoT edge devices will require regular maintenance and replacement.

Nichicon has developed a small lithium-ion rechargeable battery like a radial leaded capacitor and is board mountable. The Nichicon solution Nichicon provides is safer and longer-lasting than a standard battery in its place.

Join this Virtual Lunch & Learn as Nichicon explains the technology and review potential application suggestions on where and how to use them.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

RIoT LXVII: All Things Robotics


Robots aren’t just for The Jetsons anymore! Robots are everywhere - they’re cleaning our homes, automating assembly lines, helping doctors in operating rooms, and exploring planets in space.

Join this free event on Tuesday, January 25th, 5-6:30pm at Tabbris in Charlotte as presenting sponsor, RTI, shares how their development of robotics changing software was used as the connectivity solution for high-stakes robotics.

John Breitenbach, Regional FAE Manager at RTI, will explain the software framework that meets both safety certification and security requirements of connected robotics, and how the enabling autonomy and decentralized control from cloud to edge can evolve to meet tomorrow’s requirements.

Additionally, Grant Kaley, Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Client Success at BLDG25, will discuss what champions of robotics should be thinking about to influence adoption of their inventions and further drive robotic advancements in locomotion, manipulation, and interaction with people and their environments.

You’ll also see live robotic demos from Battlebots, First Robotics, Tech First, AUVSI North Carolina, and more!

Thanks to our event sponsors, Michael Best, AUVSI North Carolina, and Pratt Miller, this event is FREE and open to the public. Register today - seats are filling fast!

Virtual Lunch & Learn - Securing IoT Devices and Data with Removable Storage

Join this Virtual Lunch & Learn session to learn about the security challenges facing IoT devices and how Swissbit security devices can help alleviate these threats.

Swissbit is a leading manufacturer of Industrial grade memory devices and security products. These devices can be used in common form factors to completely and reliably secure and protect a wide range of devices and data.

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Virtual Lunch & Learn - The Legal Lowdown on Startup Financing

Fundraising is a significant, daunting, and exciting undertaking for any startup at any stage of growth. There are numerous opportunities for financing, each of which come with their own values and challenges.

Join this Virtual Lunch & Learn as Sean Valle, a business lawyer at Fourscore Business Law, walks attendees through the various practical, legal, and business considerations in determining the best financing options for your company.

Sean will also help attendees understand how to position their company for a successful preferred stock financing round - a major fundraising milestone for many high-growth companies.

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Virtual Lunch & Learn - Real-Time AI for Edge IoT

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