Internet of Things conference in Chicagoland this week

The term “Internet of Things” has wrinkled the brow of many professionals over the past few years.

In the Chicago area this week, many had a chance to smooth things out. The Internet of Things North America 2016 Conference took place at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center April 13-14, just northwest of the city in the Chicagoland area.

Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles, people, and enterprise operations. Already in its third year. The conference has consisted of two full days of educational sessions along with an exhibition focusing on showcasing solutions. Areas covered are:

  • Machine and device connectivity
  • IoT standards and standardization
  • Big Data (which covers acquisition, integration, and analytics of data)
  • IoT security
  • Apps and DevOps (developmental operations)
  • The IoT ecosystem
  • Business models that can integrate IoT systems
  • Network migration
  • Embedded systems
  • Networking
  • Cloud-based monitoring and control of equipment
  • Assets, facilities, and operations
  • Integration of multiple networks and communications systems
  • Remote & smart service management

IoT North America is one of many conferences on the topic in the upcoming year. Others include IoT World, May 10-12 at Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley, California; IoT Tech Expo Central Europe, June 13-14 at the Berlin Congress Center, Berlin, Germany; and the 2016 IEEE 3rd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), December 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency, Reston, Virginia.



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