- Getting IoT Devices To Global Markets: Real World Examples - Part 2
This month’s discussion topic: Join a panel of regulatory compliance experts Jandrew Gonzales (TUV SUD Canada), Garry Lee (EMTS Labs), Ovi Demian (ViDOTEC) discussing: Getting IoT devices to Global Markets – Real World Examples (Part 2) About: TUV SUD - is a global certification testing brand. EMTS Labs - a recognized local (GTA) test facility specializing in environmental certification testing. ViDOTEC - is a tech consulting firm in GTA and Kitchener-Waterloo facilitating International market access for IoT/Wireless devices thru technical and regulatory compliance
- Getting IoT Devices To Global Markets Overview - Part 1
This month’s discussion topic: Join a panel of regulatory compliance experts Jandrew Gonzales (TUV SUD Canada), Garry Lee (EMTS Labs), Ovi Demian (ViDOTEC) discussing: Getting IoT Devices to Global Markets Overview: International regulatory compliance requirements for Wireless/IoT devices – Part 1. In February, Part 2 – Getting IoT devices to Global Markets – Real World Examples. About: TUV SUD - is a global certification testing brand. EMTS Labs - a recognized local (GTA) test facility specializing in environmental certification testing. ViDOTEC - is a tech consulting firm in GTA and Kitchener-Waterloo facilitating International market access for IoT/Wireless devices thru technical and regulatory compliance This month Craig Stark of IoT Foundry will also give us an update of what's been going on at the Foundry.
- Proof of Concept to Proof of Product
This month’s discussion topic: Mike Flynn from Pegmatis will be talking about Proof of Concept to Proof of Product - Getting an IoT device from idea to production. Understanding the end goals is critical to developing successful products. It is extremely important to consider the implications of certification and manufacturing as your product evolves, since fixing these elements at the end is complex, costly, and time consuming. Integrating test and validation into your product development process ensures your solution can transition from the lab bench to the customer quickly and smoothly. About: Pegmatis delivers comprehensive product design and development services for embedded device platforms, Internet of Things, mobile, cloud and web. www.pegmatis.com This month Craig Stark of IoT Foundry will also give us an update of what's been going on at the Foundry.
- IoT Edge As A Service
Topic: Jacques Lirette from Sky Data Sims will be discussing a new service designed to assist application software developers and manufactures with IoT device deployment and management as a service. He will discuss how combining IoT hardware, sensors and global data coverage can simplify and speed up IoT deployments. About: Sky Data Sims is a provider of global Internet of Things (IoT) device connectivity solutions and services, catering to Manufacturing clients and Application Service Providers. www.skydatasims.com
- Trends in the Facility & Asset Management Industry
This month’s discussion topic: Trends in the Facility & Asset Management industry. We’ll be discussing the evolution of technology solutions that involves integration of software, sensors and trackers (IoT devices) and data networks (integrated solutions) to manage the utilization and performance of facilities & assets (fixed and mobile) for driving the desired business outcomes. Bhuwan Sharma, from Kibog Inc, will share his thoughts on the industry, based on his interactions with facility and physical asset managers, provide a demo and share lessons learned from collaborating with customers to build/bootstrap an integrated facility & asset management solution. About: Kibog is an Oakville, ON based startup. It provides facility & asset management solutions that are easy to use, flexible and affordable. Its cloud-based solutions help companies understand the health and condition of their fixed and mobile assets and perform preventative & condition-based maintenance which results in reduced business downtime, increase in utilization and achieves regulatory compliance. Kibog is committed to providing innovative and affordable solutions to companies of all sizes and across multiple industries.
- IoT and Low Power Wide Area Networks
This month's discussion topic: LoRaWAN™ overview and potential use cases. Sam Reid from QuaeNet Inc. will be discussing LoRaWAN, a Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) protocol, how it can compliment other communication technologies (Wi-Fi, cellular) and examples of the solutions available. Sam will also touch on the advantages of using a public LoRaWAN network and how QuaeNet can assist in moving solutions to commercialization. About: QuaeNet Inc. is a global Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider with extensive expertise in both network operations and infrastructure in the communications marketplace. QuaeNet is proficient in monitoring, controlling and analyzing of all things connected on a reliable cost-effect LoRaWAN™ public network covering Canada and Italy marketplaces. QuaeNet is a Contributor Member of the LoRa Alliance™. For additional information, visit www.quaenet.com.
- IoT and Smart City Product Solutions
This month’s discussion topic: IoT and Smart City product solutions. We'll be discussing the design and development process of innovative IoT solutions and the role that they will play in improving our future. Presenter: Nathan Nandhakumaran from Aversan Labs. www.aversan.com AversanLabs is an embedded hardware and software development house with a focus on full IoT solutions and Smart City product development. their products address issues with home and building infrastructure, energy consumption, and management of city infrastructure in order to develop sustainable solutions. With legacy expertise in embedded systems development and testing, AversanLabs has the tools to help customers bring their innovative ideas to the global market.
- Agritech IoT Product Demo
This month, Asad Jobanputra from Esprida will be doing a deep dive on a new Agri-tech IoT solution, currently being used by growers today. He's the guy that's designed, developed and is commercializing it. The presentation will talk about the product development process Esprida went through from concept to prototype, pilot and commercial product. About Esprida helps its customers bring their IoT product vision to market. We are trusted experts when it comes to developing IoT solutions for manufacturers serving retail, financial services, government and agriculture. We have worked with OEM Manufacturers rebranded our platform under their own name; if you’re in retail or digital signage, there’s a good chance you’re already using our platform. Based on our Lean IoT™ methodology, Esprida creates solutions faster with less risk. ---- Wifi available - bring your laptop.
- Understand how to sharpen your IoT solution for product fit and market fit
Milton Educational Village Innovation Centre
This month, we'll be discussing understanding how to sharpen your IoT solution for product fit and market fit. Stay tuned for more details. ---- Wifi available - bring your laptop.
- Overview of the IoT Landscape – Sensors and Devices
This month, we'll be discussing an Overview of the IoT landscape - focused on sensors and devices. Presented by John Chiappetta from Foxnet Solutions and Peter Nickel from Innerspace. ---- John Chiappetta is the Head of IoT for North America at FoxNet Solutions. He works with organizations of all sizes both in the public and private sector to enhance their use of data and innovation to improve services, inform local decision-making and drive engagement. John believes that the most critical business questions are not answered with what solutions you could or should adopt, but by first working out what your organization is looking to achieve. John holds a Masters degree in Political Science and has completed undergraduate work in Political Science and Business. Peter Nickel's expertise is in IoT, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation and Big Data, stemming from his experiences with IBM, Xerox and start-ups like InnerSpace, Shinydocs and Powernoodle. His focus is on Sales and Business Development, building complex solutions for clients based on strategic initiatives and Key Performance Indicators. He provides Go-To-Market mentorship to Start-up technology companies in the Waterloo region, now expanding into Toronto. Wifi available - bring your laptop.