Internet of @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley announced today its first 20 all-star
speakers and sessions for its upcoming event, which will take place November
4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley.
@ThingsExpo, the first and largest IoT event in the world, debuted at the
Javits Center in New York City in June with over 7,200 delegates attending
The First 20 will present a diverse array of IoT-focused sessions,
illuminating the incredible breadth and scope of the Internet of Things.
Sensors, beacons, Big Data, Docker, WebRTC, security, business models, and
the challenge to enterprise IT of overall IoT integration into their
infrastructures are all covered by this group of speakers.
@ThingsExpo has expanded from a single track in June 2014 in New York to
three full tracks--focused on consumer technology, enterprise integration,
Samsung VP Jacopo Lenzi (pictured below), who headed the company's recent
SmartThings acquisition under the auspices of Samsung's Open Innovaction
Center (OIC), answered a few questions we had about the deal. This interview
was in conjunction with our interview with SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson.
IoT Journal: SmartThings was developed in an open, standards-agnostic
platform, and will now be part of Samsung's Open Innovation Center. Can you
elaborate on your commitment to keep the platform open?
See Also: SmartThings CEO: Samsung Fully Supports Our Vision
Jacopo Lenzi: Samsung re... (more)
I'll be hosting an SAP HANA Cloud webinar at 11am eastern time, Wednesday,
October 29. You can sign up now.
Featured speakers will be Allan Adler, Managing Partner, Channel Cloud
Consulting, and Thorsten Leiduck, VP ISVs & Digital Commerce, SAP.
Attendees will learn about
• Cloud economics, hybrid cloud strategy, market size and opportunity
• Introduction to SAP HANA Cloud Platform and how to:
- Build new next-generation applications
- Extend on-premise solutions non-disruptively through extensions in the
- Extend existing cloud solutions and building customized business processe... (more)
Samsung promises to be one of the 800-pound gorillas of the IoT, if its
success in recent years with Android devices and other consumer electronics
is any guide.
Showing its willingness to be a big IoT player, the company recently acquired
SmartThings, a recent startup that's developed an open smarthome appliation
that currently supports 1,000 devices and 8,000 apps. SmartThings will now
work under the auspices of Samsung's Open Innovation Center (OIC).
See Also: Samsung OIC Exec Jacobo Lenzi Touts "Open" Dialog
SmartThings Founder and CEO Alex Hawkinson (pictured above) said tha... (more)
The 15th International Cloud Expo has just expanded its conference program,
to bring together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Security, Big Data, Internet of
Things, DevOps and WebRTC at one location.
The show now has three tracks devoted exclusively to the IoT (with WebRTC
present in one of the tracks), a full single track focusing on Big Data, and
a two-track DevOps Summit, in addition to four tracks devoted exclusively to
Cloud Computing in the enterprise.
Cloud Expo is the single show where delegates and technology vendors can meet
to experience and discuss the entire world of th... (more)