Cisco announced that it is participating in the second edition of Internet of Things Expo 2016 (IoTX), which will be held from March 29-31, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. As the platinum sponsor of the event, Cisco will demonstrate ‘real life’ smart city scenarios as well as showcase its world-class IoT solutions including the Cisco Digital Ceiling framework at the technology exhibition.Cisco Middle East’s Chief Technology Officer, Osama Al-Zoubi, will deliver a keynote titled ‘Limitless possibilities, imminent disruption: igniting innovation and exponential growth through Digital Transformation’ on March 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm. Shukri Eid, Cisco’s Customer Solutions Director, will speak on ‘What can business do about their biggest IoT vulnerabilities?’ at a panel discussion on March 29, 2016 at 3.15 pm.
CES 2016 was a record-breaking year for the Consumer Electronics Show, with more vendors and a bigger exhibition floor than ever before. Seasoned attendees said this was evident in the increasingly competitive smart home space.Voice control emerged as a prominent theme, with several major companies unveiling products with voice-control capability enabled by devices like the Amazon Echo (more on that below).
There could be more than a million new embedded IoT device developers in the next five years and they will be relying on new types of design tools which will be easier to use.
This was the startling message from the IoT Design Conference and exhibition, which was organised byElectronics Weekly in London this week.
GE Energy Management presented new smart grid capabilities at the Saudi Arabia Smart Grid 2015 conference and exhibition in Jeddah this week. “The outdated, one-way, linear, passive approach in power delivery is now evolving toward an open, interactive, interconnected model,” GE Saudi Arabia and Bahrain President and CEO Hisham Al Bahkali said. “This transformation has been made possible by the improvements in information and communications technology. As a digital industrial company, we are leading the development of digital solutions to create intelligent networks known as smart grids that have tremendous potential for growth in the kingdom to meet its development vision.”
Elster, a leading provider of smart grid hardware and software solutions, will be demonstrating its capabilities as trusted partner for each stage of the smart grid value chain at European Utility Week 2015 conference and exhibition. As utilities have evolved and changed in tune with the ever-fluid smart grid environment, Elster has, at each stage, evolved with them to facilitate their journey through fully interoperable solutions.Delivering hardware and software solution components at each stage of the smart grid value-chain, has transformed the company from manufacturer, to full solution provider. As well as advanced meters, Elster’s pedigree has expanded to include sensors, secure communications, and data collection, management and analytics.
Reed Exhibitions Japan will be holding the 5th edition of the leading international exhibition & conference in Japan specialised in technologies and services related to Smart Grid – INT’L SMART GRID EXPO http://www.smartgridexpo.jp/en/ from February 25-27, 2015 at Tokyo Big Sight Japan. Various exhibits such as smart meters, infrastructure, IT systems and service suppliers, energy management systems/solutions, system operation services etc. will gather from across Japan and the world. With the comprehensive conference sessions held concurrent to the exhibition, INT’L SMART GRID EXPO is sure to be the hub for business between industry professionals.
With the imminent opening of the International CES 2015 exhibition in Las Vegas on Jan. 6, it’s time to ask, “What year is it?”
CES years always have a title, bestowed by vendors, analysts, bloggers, journalists, and anyone with an opinion. 2010 was Year of the E-Reader or Year of the Connected Living Room, depending on whom you asked. It was Year of the Tablet in 2011, or Year of the 3D TV That No One Wanted. The following year, 2012, was either Year of the Ultrabook or the Year of Wishful Thinking, because few ultrabooks actually sold
RFID Journal announced today that it is launching the Internet of Things Conference, to be co-located with the RFID Journal LIVE! 2015 conference and exhibition, taking place in San Diego, Calif. The Internet of Things Conference will focus on helping companies use IoT technologies to add value to their products, engage consumers in new and exciting ways, gather data about environmental conditions, create enhanced service-level agreements, and develop new business models.
IFA 2014 was filled this year with wearable technology and smartphones, but another main exhibition category was the home automation system. You could find smart home automation systems that can control the temperature, lighting, humidity levelg, security cameras and more through a simple application or platform like Apple’s HomeKit or Samsung’s Smart Home. But the Stack smart light bulb doesn’t need you to control it.
At the recent staging of the Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany, more than 850 experts from politics, business and research representing 46 countries discussed the most recent worldwide developments in energy storage. At the accompanying exhibition with almost 70 stands, visitors were able to get information about the latest state-of-the-art technology and to conclude concrete business deals. The exhibitors included companies such as Siemens, Areva, FIAMM Energy Storage Solutions, SMA Solar Technology and Younicos, Hydrogenics as well as Varta Storage, RWE and E.ON. One of the highlights was the new e-car with iDrive technology presented by BMW.