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How to Add the Power of “The Internet of Things” to Your Inventions

Come and Learn: Justin Grammens and Rodney Landers will share "The Landscape of IoT". The Internet of Things is not all about making everything connected - it's about making the RIGHT THINGS connected. As an inventor you should be adding connectivity in to your product where it helps your customer.

The Speakers will cover:

·  Some of the latest numbers on the number of devices that are expected to be connected in the next 3-5 years

·  Decisions you should be considering around what is technically possible and what users will embrace

·  How wireless standards from cellular, to BLE to LoRa, are disrupting the current landscape for every inventor of products in the coming years

·  What you will need to embrace technology changes as they occur

Speaker Bios:

Justin Grammens lives at the intersection of emerging technology and leading communities on the Internet of Things. He is a founding partner of Lab 651, where he helps companies use sensors and intelligence to build smart, connected products. He is the owner of IoT Weekly, a free curated newsletter with industry expert perspectives on the Internet of Things, a co-founder of IoTFuse, a 501(c)(3) non-profit with the mission to position Minnesota as a leader on the Internet of Things and an adjunct professor at the University of Saint Thomas teaching a graduate level course on the Internet of Things.

Rodney Landers believes that technology should integrate seamlessly and transparently in to everyday life. He has been in the M2M/IoT area for over 20 years, and in addition to holding several patents, he is a serial entrepreneur. His works, such as an automatic landing system for commercial aircraft and E911 for cell phones are in use every day by millions of people. Currently, Rodney is a managing partner at Lab 651, the CTO of GPSip, and is on the board of advisors for DataSmart.

Who should attend:

·  Product Inventors

·  New Product Innovators/Entrepreneurs

·  New Business Startups

When: 6:00-8:00PM ((Networking 5:30-6:00 and 8:00-8:30)

Where: 1001 HWY 7, Hopkins Community Center (Just West of HWY 169), Hopkins MN 55305

Cost: Members Free. Visitors $15. Prepay online at: www.inventorsnetwork.org or cash/check at meeting

About Inventors Network: Inventors Network is committed to the Minnesota Inventor Community; Providing guidance, resources and networking to Independent Inventors/Innovators and Business New Product Startups. Monthly meetings (3rd Wednesday) include: Speaker/Topic of Interest with Q&A; Informational Roundtables on Manufacturing/3D-Printing/Prototyping/Legal/Marketing and Licensing. Plus Resource Recommendations, and Networking.

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UPCOMING MEETINGS

AUG 2017 - 3D Prototype Printing - FabLab Director Scott Simenson - Professor Information & Telecommunications Technology, Century College, Director Century Digital Fab Lab

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Ready to get some Feedback on your Idea?

Receiving feedback and suggestions is critical to the product development process.  Inventors Network offers an opportunity to do just that during a featured segment of our Monthly Membership Meeting. Performed in a group setting and a completely confidential environment (full non-disclosure protection), we'll help facilitate obtaining important, focused information essential to moving your idea/product forward.

To schedule a time, contact: Mike Du Mond @[masked] or via our website (click on the Contact Us button in the lower rt. corner).

All the best,

Mike Du Mond
Inventors Network

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  • Mike Du M.

    Thank You Justin Grammens and Rod Landers from Lab651 for sharing your IoT experience/expertise. Tremendous IoT industry/technology overview and suggested ways Inventors can use/integrate IoT. Urging inventors to use IoT to solving REAL user problems.

    July 20

  • Doug W.

    Very interesting and informative.

    July 20

  • Rebecca H.

    Im looking for something HUGE! Id like to become my own label of Innovative Consumer Products. Everything I have, except one medical product, could be sold online and at retail. I dont have a dollar, so here I sit. Looking for connections to NPD companies interested in creating a different lines vs rep one inventor on one product. Also investors in it for the long haul vs just helping with one patent......one mockup, etc. I KNOW I could improve the sales of Target and help their estocks, but how do I fulfill my potential???
    The Inventaholic in Minneapolis :-D

    July 13

  • Steve F.

    I am looking to get involved with a group of people that are thinking of putting together a team to develop a killer new product. I can offer my 40 years of mechanical product development experience in a variety of industries. My interest is in working for equity rather than consulting fees.

    July 8

    • Mike Du M.

      Steve. We look forward to introducing you to the Inventors Network community. See you on the 19th. Mike Du Mond

      July 12

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