We have a special Mini IoT Fest on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at MIT E51-315 from 6:30 - 9:00 PM - "The Hardware and Software of IoT: A Product Perspective".

We have two remarkable speakers, both widely recognized for their extensive industry experience and expertise with technologies related to IoT:

Jason Kridner is Open Platforms Technologist/Evangelist for Texas Instruments, where he focuses on defining strategy for growing TI's open platform ecosystem for developers and customers. Jason is the co-founder and community manager for BeagleBoard.org, designers of BeagleBone Black. Jason is named on 11 patents and has been programming personal computers since 1979 as a hobbyist and professional. He worked on the first wave of MP3 player designs in 1998. Jason will talk about his experiences developing BeagleBone into an open computing platform that is powered by a 1GHz ARMv7 CPU and 2 200MHz 32-bit microcontrollers with real-time capabilities.

Peter Hoddie leads Kinoma, an integrated design and engineering team in Marvell semiconductor. Kinoma creates tools to rapidly prototype new product ideas for the IoT market. In 2002, Peter co-founded Kinoma to create a lightweight, portable, media-capable, scriptable software platform. Kinoma's customers included Palm, Sony, Softbank, and Sling Media. In 2010, Marvell acquired Kinoma. Prior, Peter founded Generic Media to simplify digital media publishing and viewing with the first real-time transcoding server. For a decade previous, Peter was Chief QuickTime Architect at Apple, recognized with the title of Distinguished Engineer. While attending Boston University, he was a leader at the Boston Computer Society where he learned to demonstrate technology and lead volunteers.

This meeting is held in collaboration with BLU.org. The meeting is open to the public.

Thanks to the generosity of Canonical, we'll have pizza served beginning at 6:30 PM.

Join us in January for speaker presentations, product demonstrations and Q&A.

Creativity fused with technology and the internet - together we will connect things.



We sometimes stream these events via Google Hangouts. Links are posted to our Twitter account along with archives of presentations and the agenda.



JAN 15 2015 IoT Tonight! The 1/15/15 IoT Fest. Great speakers. Great discussions. State-of-the-art technology and pizza. See you there!

JAN 1 2015 Are you going to CES? Email to iotfestival@gmail.com if you want to meet with others from the greater Boston area who will be attending. We'll cover highlights at the 1/15 IoT Fest.

DEC 19 Jason Kridner and Peter Hoddie will keynote the January 15 Mini IoT Fest - "The Hardware and Software of IoT: A Product Perspective". Canonical has generously offered to sponsor Pizza for this event. See you on 1/15/15 at MIT E51-315 from 6:30 - 9:00 PM!

DEC 5 Our next IoT Fest takes place on 1/15/15 at MIT, from 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM. We'll have speakers talking about the hardware and software in their products related to IoT. Stay tuned for more details.

SEP 1 Our next related event is "Iot Init" on 9/19 at MIT. Get all the details and register at www.iotinit.com

SEP 1 Videos and slides from the 2/22 IoTFest have now been posted at http://www.iotfestival.com/agenda.html.

FEB 21 Science Friday covers Building an Open 'Internet of Things'.

FEB 20 Bob Frankston gave a talk at Google last month on "Borderless Connectivity", which has just been posted here. This video is good background for Bob's upcoming talk at the IoT Festival, where he will focus on what we can do with the opportunity while inviting the audience to think through the challenges.

FEB 17 INEX Advisors has joined us as a sponsor! Check out their recent talk at TedX in San Diego covering "The Emergence of the Internet of Things".

FEB 16 Due to demand, we are planning to stream the event for those who couldn't register. Stay tuned for details.

FEB 12 Wiley has joined us as a sponsor and is donating some of their latest titles for raffling off at the event.

FEB 9 We were able to secure additional meeting space (and food sponsors) for the event. As a result, we have been able to release a number of additional tickets to the Wait List. This should cover everyone currently on the Wait List. There may still be a few left, so put your name on the Wait List now!

We've updated the Agenda too!

JAN 29 Axeda, an M2M and Internet of Things company based in Foxboro, MA., has signed on as a Premiere Sponsor!

JAN 27 O'Reilly helps you learn - check out "Getting Started with the Internet of Things" and their Solid conference in May.

JAN 25 We're sold out! Currently, registration is full, but we're looking at ways to expand the attendance, so sign-up for the wait list to be first if more seating becomes available.

JAN 24 Anaren joins us as a Premiere Sponsor - the company was founded in 1967 and produces modules for wireless sensor networks including smart grid and real-time locating systems.

JAN 16 Registration is now open!

JAN 14 Welcoming Texas Instruments , Intel, Isis3D, O'Reilly, and Canonical as premiere sponsors!

JAN 14 The TI University Program is offering a cool, online embedded processing course!

JAN 14 Intel's Galileo Development Board is here today, and Edison was announced at CES.

JAN 14 Isis3D will be creating and making things with their new Isis One 3D printer as part of the "Creator's Hut"



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