IoT Evolution Expo Provides high-level overview of Industry with Certification Series

By IoTEvolutionWorld News December 01, 2015

January event offers one day internet of things certification in Fort Lauderdale

Norwalk, CT—December 1, 2015—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today the IoT Certification Series  at IoT Evolution Expo, held January 25 -28, 2016, at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. IoT Evolution Expo is directed at companies interested in understanding how to develop, integrate and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) strategies.  The IoT Certification Series will take place Monday, January 25th from 10:00am - 3:00pm.

“It’s essential for everyone in the IoT ecosystem to be aware of the critical changes happening across the industry,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution.  “Participation in our certification series shows you have the ability to see beyond a specific IoT solution as technologies and prices evolve.”

The IoT Certification Series is designed to provide a high-level overview of the technologies contending in the IoT+M2M space, and their applicability to consumer and business/industrial markets. Technologies discussed will span IoT devices and sensors, IoT sensor networks and gateways, and both small and large-scale M2M networking capabilities. A review of industry roles will cover industrial implementations, technical and application consortiums, services provider models, and Consumer DIY trends.

This tutorial program includes:

  • 10:00AM – Session 1: IoT+M2M Introduction- The first of four sessions will focus on the Promise, the Opportunity... and the Challenges in deploying a fully realized IoT.
  • 11:00AM Session 2: IoT+M2M Terminology and Concepts In this session, Key industry terms will be defined and their usage described, including the distinction between, and co-dependence of the IoT and M2M communications.
  • 1:00PM – Session 3: IoT at the Edge - Sensor Network Topologies - The myriad of IoT edge technologies leads to an overview of the current landscape in Sensor Networking Topologies. This includes mobile and wireless instances such as 3G/4G, 5G and Mesh, as well as the 2extensive list of networking capabilities coming from industry:  Allseen, Apple, Google, IIC, OIC, ZigBee… and others.
  • 2:00PM – Session 4: Putting it together: M2M platforms and IoT + M2M Applications- The need to tie together the IoT through M2M platforms and service layers in explored, and the session series concludes with an examination of a number of deployed real-world IoT + M2M application examples.

IoT Evolution Expo is also supported by Diamond Sponsors Multicopter, Telit, ThingWorx; Platinum Sponsor Eurotech; Gold Sponsors Cradlepoint, KORE, Ingenu and Sprint and Corporate sponsors SIMCom and Gemalto.

Registration for IoT Evolution Expo is now open. For more information, contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131. For media registration, contact Jessica Seabrook. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages should contact Matthew Gleeson at 203.852.6800 ext. 145.

For the latest IoT Evolution Expo news, updates and information, follow the event on Twitter at @IoTEvolution.

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About Crossfire Media

Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

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Jessica Seabrook

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203.852.6800 ext. 170

Edited by Ken Briodagh
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