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come together to discuss the Industrial Internet of Things.
CES 2018 - Consumer Electronics Show
January 9-12, 2018
IoT Infrastructure Pavilion - Westgate
Las Vegas, NV
Booth 2614
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DistribuTECH 2018
January 23-25, 2018
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, TX
Booth 3454
Free Exhibit Hall Pass
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Embedded World 2018
February 27-March 1, 2018
Nurnberg, Germany
Booth 3-518, Hall 3
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ID-Nr. 6647 Selecting Cellular LPWAN Technology for the IoT
Tuesday; February 27, 2018
9:30 am – 10:00 am

Brent Nelson; Senior Product Manager, Digi International

For many Internet of Things (IoT) applications, high-throughput standards such as LTE-Advanced, with its throughput of 300Mbps, are overkill, since the amounts of data are relatively small. What’s more, devices and sensors are often deployed in far-flung, remote areas that often lack access to power, making a high-powered router unfeasible. To address this segment’s low-power, low-bandwidth requirements, the 3GPP, the cellular-standards body, is putting forth new “narrowband” standards. LTE Cat 1, LTE-M, and NB-IoT are designed to connect devices and sensors that dribble data and operate at very low power, allowing them to last multiple years on a battery.

ID-Nr. 6632 Yocto Project Linux as a Platform for Embedded Systems Design
Wednesday; February 28, 2018
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Alex Gonzalez; Software Engineering Manager, Digi International

Choosing an operating system for an embedded system is one of the most complex and critical tasks for building a connected device. It has significant long-term ramifications that affect both development and the market success of a product. There are several factors that make choosing a Linux-based OS a smart choice: acquisition cost, source code availability, and its broad architecture support —all these factors lead to a significantly improved time-to-market and a reduction in platform design risk and effort.

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