Menu

FOG COMPUTING FEATURE NEWS

OpenFog Chairman Matt Vasey to Deliver a Keynote at IoT Evolution Expo

By Ken Briodagh January 24, 2019

Matt Vasey, chairman of the OpenFog Consortium, will deliver a keynote next week addressing fog and edge computing’s crucial role in enabling AI in enterprise ecosystems at IoT Evolution Expo. The conference takes place in Fort Lauderdale, January 29 through February 1. OpenFog, which is a sponsor of the Expo, will exhibit in booth #1303.

Vasey, who is Microsoft’s director, AI and IoT business development, will deliver his keynote “How Fog and Edge Are Enabling AI,” on Thursday, Jan 31 at 1 pm. He will also kickoff the Expo’s IoT@Edge Workshop on Tuesday, January 29 at 1pm. His workshop session,  “Where Edge Meets Fog,” will review how edge and fog are working together to advance the technology of managing critical data at scale.

“I’m looking forward to joining my colleagues at IoT Evolution Expo and the IoT@Edge Workshop to explore how fog and edge are delivering on AI’s promise in terms of rapid deployment and scaling,” said Vasey.

Chuck Byers, OpenFog CTO and Architecture Chair, will present “OpenFog Reference Architecture and Beyond,” on Tuesday at the IoT@Edge Workshop at 2:30pm. He is also a panelist for the session “Putting Intelligence at the Edge,” to be held on Wednesday at 4:15pm. The other presentations in the workshop track are:

  • “Fogonomics,” by Tao Zhang, Huawei Technologies (USA);
  • “No Time but the Present: AI,” by Michael Campbell, Machineshop;
  • “Edge Computing: Remotely Acting on Mission-Critical Decisions in the Field,” by Giuseppe Mascarella, EKATRA IoT, and Jim White, EdgeXFoundry and Dell Technologies; and
  • “IoT@Edge Wrap” by Robert Rozario, Western Digital.

On December 18, the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the OpenFog Consortium (OpenFog) announced that they have agreed in principle to combine the two largest and most influential international consortia in Industrial IoT, fog and edge computing. The move will bring OpenFog members into the IIC organization at a time when their complementary areas of technology are emerging in the mainstream.


The IoT Evolution Expo, and collocated events, IoT Evolution Health, LPWAN Expo, The Smart City Event, and IIoT Conference, will take place Jan. 29 to Feb 1 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Visit IoTEvolutionExpo.com to register now.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

SHARE THIS ARTICLE
Related Articles

Eaton 5P Lithium-ion Power System Enhances Business Continuity Edge Computing

By: Ken Briodagh    3/15/2019

Power management company Eaton recently announced the North American launch of its 5P rackmount lithium-ion uninterruptible power system (UPS).

Read More

ADLINK Partners with Google Cloud to Offer IoT Ready Solutions

By: Ken Briodagh    3/7/2019

Offerings enable intelligent decision-making with Edge Computing and real-time connectivity to Google Cloud

Read More

Litmus Automation Partners with Siemens on IoT Edge Solutions for Manufacturers

By: Ken Briodagh    3/6/2019

Litmus Automation recently announced that it has joined the MindSphere Partner Program, the Siemens partner program for Industrial IoT solution and te…

Read More

Microsoft Announces New Windows IoT Innovations for Intelligent Edge

By: Ken Briodagh    2/28/2019

According to a recent release, Microsoft is announcing new products and services for Windows IoT to help device manufacturers, solution developers, an…

Read More

Why You Need an Open Source Platform for your IoT Data

By: Ken Briodagh    2/27/2019

Some experts would argue that without open source, the Internet of Things would be impossible to scale and even create. How can you use this free soft…

Read More