Enabling #SmartCities Through Advanced #IoT Technology

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

The folks over at HARDWARE PIONEERS run some interesting events. This Thursday in London is ‘Enabling Smart Cities Through Advanced IoT Technology’ and features talks by Texas Instruments, Telefonica UK and Renesas.

  • Speaker 1: Ajinder Singh – General Manager, Building Automation at Texas Instruments. Talk Title: Nano Power Sensing and Sensor Fusion for Smart Building Automation Sensor Nodes About the speaker: Industry and TI’s business and technical (MGTS) expert for building automation and lighting solutions such as Nano power sensing node architectures for IoT applications. Lead a team in start-up environment and created orders-of-magnitude differentiated reference designs or solutions, thus establishing leadership for TI in Building Automation and Lighting space. In 2015, Ajinder was recognised by the Fortune Magazine as one of the Tech Industry’s “Accelerators” for his work in low power, connected devices (Fortune article). Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping approximately 100,000 customers transform the future, today.
  • Speaker 2: Dimitrios Spiliopoulos – IoT Manager & Mentor at Telefónica
    Talk Title: Leveraging Data to achieve the Smart City vision About the speaker: Dimitrios is actively involved with local authorities, councils and partners in Smart City ecosystem. Previously he worked for the Global IoT team at Vodafone. He has business background, including an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid and mixed working experience in the traditional and tech world. He is mentor in IoT StartupBootcamp Accelerator and IoTUK as well as he is an active member of the IoT community in London. O2 is the commercial brand of Telefónica UK and is a leading digital communications company with the highest customer satisfaction for any mobile provider according to Ofcom. With over 23 million customers, O2 runs 2G, 3G and 4G networks across the UK, as well as operating O2 Wifi and owning half of Tesco Mobile.
  • Speaker 3: Kieran Slorach – Principal Applications Engineer at Renesas Electronics
    Talk Title: TBC About the speaker: Born and bred in Scotland and now living in North London, Kieran is a specialist in embedded electronics and microcontrollers, with over 20 years’ experience in engineering solutions for industrial and consumer applications. Renesas Electronics, the number one global supplier of microcontrollers and a leader in semiconductors, delivers trusted embedded design innovation that enables billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live – securely and safely.

Date and time : Thursday March 8, 2018, 18:30 – 21:30
Location : Cocoon Networks, 4 Cristopher St, London, EC2A 2BS
Limited to : 200 participants

You can find out more here.

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