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Low-power Wide-area Networks, and the Internet of Things

19 July 2018: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Beta Solutions Limited
Level 1 44B King Street
Palmerston North

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Low-power wide-area networks (LPWAN), and the Internet of Things (IoT) are a very new set of technologies which are central to the next industrial revolution "Industry 4.0" - which includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, cloud computing and cognitive computing. These technologies are getting ready to shape the future of work.

This talk will introduce LPWAN and IoT technologies and the opportunities these technologies bring and the challenges they present. The first part of the talk will focus on the in-field technology, the electronics, protocols and communication systems as well as the current state of play in NZ. The second part of the talk will address what to do with the data once it is collected. Remote devices can generate a tremendous amount of data which needs processing - usually this is pushed into the Cloud. There is a wide array of options for capturing, processing, storage, analysis, and presentation of data.

Some of the many considerations when implementing these complex technologies, including both technical and non-technical design considerations, will be covered as part of this presentation.

This is a combined event with the local Engineering NZ Branch and the Software Development meetup. We are expecting over 60 people so RSVP quick

Nibbles and drinks will be served.

About The Speaker

Bio - Terry Southern
Terry Southern is CEO of Beta Solutions Ltd - a Palmerston North product development business specialising in the high-tech electronics consulting sector. Terry has overseen the R&D of many custom designed products, including recent LPWAN IoT devices. He holds an Engineering Degree in Mechatronics and has experience in hardware architecture and design, project management, sales and business leadership.
Bio - Aaron Fulton
Aaron Fulton has recently joined Beta Solutions. Prior to that he was deeply involved in setting up the technology aspects of Levno - a local remote farm monitoring company. Aaron has been involved in the cutting edge of the Internet of Things since 2012, long before it was a "thing". Solution
architecture, software development, and project management are a few areas Aaron has experience in.

Additional information

Entrance: At the Computercare Parking-lot in King Street, enter at the door marked 44. 

Contact Number: 06 280 2830

Parking: Parking will be best in King Street.

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Please note that this session may be video or audio recorded for viewing by other members at a later date. As it is possible that audience members may be incidentally recorded, please let us know if you specifically want to be excluded and we will ensure you are not shown.

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