Connecting the Dots: What Does the Future Hold for the Internet of Things?

By Sophie Curtis on April 08, 2015

What does the future hold for the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already here in the sensors, devices, data and cloud infrastructure that connects the already numerous smart devices around us. However the opportunities for an increasingly smart, interconnected world are unprecedented and as billions of devices around the world become interlinked and begin to talk to each other, the wealth of data produced will help us to understand, control and manage better our homes, health, factories and even cities.

At the Internet of Things Summit in Boston, attendees will discover cutting-edge technologies on the horizon from the world's leading innovators in IoT, sensors, big data, open data, connectivity and M2M.

The event, taking place at the Hyatt Regency Boston on 28-29 May 2015, will showcase the opportunities of emerging trends in IoT and its' impact on business & society. Learn about the latest technological advancements and trends in IoT from a global line-up of experts.

Key topics to be discussed at the summit include:
  • Industrial Automation
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • M2M
  • The Connected Car
  • Wearables
  • Sensors & Hardware
  • Connected Devices
The Internet of Things Summit is a unique opportunity to interact with business leaders, influential technologists & entrepreneurs leading the IoT revolution. Learn from and connect with industry innovators sharing best practices to advance the smart, interconnected world and prepare for the industrial internet. Speakers will include:

Bryan Mistele, President & CEO, INRIX
Bryan Mistele is the co-founder, President & CEO of INRIX, a leading provider of real-time traffic information, connected car services and analytics worldwide. INRIX is at the forefront of connecting cars to smarter cities and serves more than 350 blue-chip customers in more than 40 countries around the world. The company leverages big data analytics to reduce the individual, economic and environmental toll of traffic congestion.

Trevor Harwood, Founder, Postscapes
Trevor is the founder and CEO of Postscapes, a company that connects a vibrant network of early adopters and industry leaders in the Internet of Things landscape through news, insider interviews, education and trend tracking. Sensors and networking technology are quickly being infused into our surroundings - Postscapes focuses on tracking how this convergence will shape the ways we engage with each other and our built environment. 

Sonny Vu, Founder & CEO, Misfit Wearables
Founder of Misfit, makers of award-winning wearable and smart home products, including Shine and Flash, elegant activity and sleep monitors, and Bolt, a beautiful color-changing bulb. Founder of AgaMatrix, makers of the world's first iPhone-connected hardware medical device, and 15+ other FDA-cleared products. Previously: Microsoft Research machine learning / linguistic tech, UIUC math BS, MIT linguistics PhD work w/ Noam Chomsky. Knows some interesting languages and is a patron of good design. Longing to make 10x solutions for big problems and building a company that matters. T
Rahul Bhattacharyya is a Research Scientist for the Auto-ID Labs MIT. Rahul’s research interests broadly encompass the development and integration of technologies that form the framework for the Internet of Things. He is particularly interested in low-cost, pervasive sensor design using object identification technologies such as RFID and NFC.

David Albert, Founder, AliveCor
David Albert is a physician, inventor and serial entrepreneur who has developed life-saving products over the last 30 years and turned a number of those innovations into startups. David’s presentation, “The Importance of Big Data and Machine Learning for Empowering Cardiac Patients”, will explore how Machine Learning will enable personal cardiac care by identifying critical patterns in cardiovascular biometrics on ambulatory patients. Early identification of potential adverse events will enable timely interventions. Also, by engaging and educating the patient about their cardiac status improves compliance with therapeutic regimens and quality of life.

The Internet of Things Summit is taking place in Boston on 28-29 May. For more information and to register, please visit the event website here.

Early Bird tickets are now available, book now to save $200. Tickets for startups and academics are available at reduced rates. Want to send a team from your company? Email for group bookings to receive a discount for teams of 3 or more.

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