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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)

STEM Volunteer - UNCC Science & Technology Expo!

Student Union

Do you have an IoT project that you would like to demo? Are you interested in STEM or being involved in the community or do you just want to have fun with Charlotte IoT on a Sunday? We are looking for volunteers to help our booth for the UNCC Science and Technology Expo: https://ncsciencefestival.uncc.edu/

Lunch & Learn - Concept to Delivery

The Launch Factory

Join Tim Sweet, Solution Manager for DNA Group, as he reviews the requirements to move a product concept through the design, prototype, validation and launch phase for mass production along with some case studies of do’s and don’ts. DNA Group is an integrated solutions provider disciplined in HMI, Connectivity, Smart Illumination, and Contract Manufacturing. With over 30 years of experience, DNA Group delivers powerful integrated solutions to global OEM brands and the next generation of market leaders, while successfully navigating the global marketplace and providing competitively priced components, assemblies, and solutions. **This Lunch & Learn will be held at The Launch Factory, located at 2459 Wilkinson Blvd #310, Charlotte, NC 28208.**

RIoT XXXVI - IoT and Energy & Cleantech

Levine Museum of the New South

Join RIoT and Charlotte IoT at Levine Museum of the New South to hear how leading organizations are innovating within IoT in the energy / cleantech sector. Join Us for Discussions About: - New tech/new startups that are making an impact in the energy sector - The energy sector and the smart city movement, including metering, lighting, sustainability, and more - Innovations in the energy sector and data management - Innovations in energy storage - What’s going on in the Southeast—what innovations in the energy sector that bring companies here Like all RIoTs, this event is free and open to the public. Our goal is to give leaders a platform to share how they’re innovating and to give community members a chance to learn about new things coming about through IoT.

Lunch & Learn - Demystifying the Patent Process

The Launch Factory

Calling All Innovators! Think you have something patentable, but aren’t sure? Wonder if you should consider seeking patent protection for your invention? Don't have a clue where to start? Join us for this highly informative "Patents 101" Lunch & Learn that will demystify the patent process for you. What will be covered: - The practicalities and definitions of patent types - When to know that you have something patentable - The importance of formulating a patent strategy and why - The process nuts and bolts of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office - Timing expectations after a patent is filed, and follow-on action items to monitor - Your IP future: building a patent portfolio and why This Lunch & Learn will be led by John Sotomayor, Patent Attorney and Co-Founder of SotoIP (www.sotoip.com). Based in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC, SotoIP specializes in serving startup and emerging growth companies in developing their IP strategy, patent prosecution, and patent portfolio growth and management. John was formerly in-house patent counsel for high-tech startups in RTP, is a former Patent Examiner with the USPTO, and spent the first half of his career as an electrical engineer in the energy, telecommunications, software, and intelligence industries. **This Lunch & Learn will be held at The Launch Factory, located at 2459 Wilkinson Blvd #310, Charlotte, NC 28208.**

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Lunch & Learn - Industry 4.0 Readiness Assessment

The Launch Factory

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