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Internet of Things (IoT) Connectivity for Embedded Devices

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Overview

From wearable’s to smart appliances,  the home area network will comprise a vast array of connected devices that will require protocol support for network insertion, device interaction and management that relieves the user from having to perform any network administrative functions. Depending on the specific embedded device different technologies may be appropriate to realize the potential of the Internet of Things (IOT). In this panel discussion we’ll cover the various system topologies ranging from personal area to wide area networks and wireless options such as ZigBee, Bluetooth low energy (BLE) and Wi-Fi apply to each topology. We will focus specifically on applications where low energy Bluetooth is most appropriate and review how you can effectively design connected embedded devices that make use of BLE and the entire system for low power consumption.

What You Will Learn

  • System topologies and connectivity options for IoT devices
  • Applications where Bluetooth low energy is an ideal option
  • How to introduce connectivity with BLE
  • Techniques to keep system power consumption low

About the Presenters

Presenter Image Rahul Sud

Dr. Sud is General Partner at Silicon Capital and President and CEO of NanoPower Communications. Nanopower Communications develops and sells Chips, Software, Modules, IP and Engineering Services in Ultralowpower Wireless Semiconductors, Systems and Software for the emerging Internet of Everything and Machine to Machine communications market. Inventor of NanoBlue, the world’s lowest power, smallest memory footprint, Processor and OS independent Bluetooth Low Energy Protocol Stack offers allows Sensor networks to communicate with each other and Mobile Phones/PC’s elongating battery life to 10 years on a coin battery.

Presenter Image Andrew Caples

Andrew Caples is a product marketing manager for the embedded systems division of Mentor Graphics. He has over 20 years of experience in start-ups and fortune 500 high tech companies and has served in a variety of roles ranging from technical marketing to sales management. He has a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from California Polytechnic University. His current responsibilities include product management for the Nucleus Real Time Operating System.

Presenter Image Gaganpreet Kaur

Gaganpreet Kaur is a part of NanoPower Communications Software Development Team. Gaganpreet is a Sr. Software Engineer and holds Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science Engineering. She is having several years of industry experience in the field of Internet of Things and Bluetooth Low Energy.

Presenter Image Colin Walls

A Technical Marketing Manager, Colin has over twenty-five years experience in the electronics industry, largely dedicated to embedded software. A frequent presenter at conferences and seminars and author of numerous technical articles and two books on embedded software, Colin is a member of the marketing team of the Mentor Graphics Embedded Systems Division, and is based in the UK.

Book: Embedded Software: The Works
Blog: The Colin Walls Blog

Who Should View

  • Embedded Software and Hardware Engineers
  • Embedded designers who are using ARM based devices
  • Application developers for medical and industrial devices

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