Debate 2016 DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science

Internet of Things – Technology, Standards, Policy, and Opportunities, Sept. 22

As part of Hofstra University’s Debate 2016 program schedule, the School of Engineering and Applied Science will sponsor a panel discussion titled “Internet of Things – Technology, Standards, Policy, and Opportunities” on Thursday, Sept. 22. Industry experts will explore the progress and challenges in merging multiple technologies to create the emerging Internet of Things (IoT).

Specifically, the panelists will discuss how different technologies from multiple disciplines including wireless networks, sensors, Internet protocols, big data, analytics and cloud services have merged to create new IoT applications and solutions that drive quality of life improvements, cost savings, and return of investment for cities, industries and enterprises. They will also discuss the technology behind intelligent transportation, smart homes, smart cities, smart buildings, and Industrial automation and health care applications. The panelists will explore how industry standards, government policies and regulations can help facilitate the emerging IoT and enable cities, industries and enterprises to enrich lives of their citizens and employees while facilitating new business segments and new business models.

Jim Nolan, executive vice president, InterDigital – IoT Solutions, will lead the panel. Other panelists include:

  • Bob Wild, senior vice president, IPS
  • Chris Cave, director R&D InterDigital Labs
  • Joshua Mecca, president and founder, M&S Biotics

The panel discussion will be held at the Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, South Campus from 6-7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public with registration.

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