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EP027a: Building Commercialization into an IoT Product - An Interview with BrightWolf's Peter Bourne

Industrial IoT Spotlight

Release Date: 02/19/2018

EP061 - A primer on machine vision: technologies and use cases - An Interview with Iain Smith of Fisher Smith show art EP061 - A primer on machine vision: technologies and use cases - An Interview with Iain Smith of Fisher Smith

Industrial IoT Spotlight

In this episode, we give an introduction to machine vision technology, use case adoption trends, and key success factors for an high accuracy solution. We also review decision making process to determine the right tech stack, and cost structure for low and high complexity systems.  This is part 1 of 2 with Iain Smith on machine vision.  Iain Smith is Managing Director and Co-Founder at Fisher Smith. Fisher Smith designs and supplies machine vision systems for automatic inspection and identification of manufactured parts on industrial production lines. IoT ONE is an insight and...

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EP060 - How to integrate the IT and OT for better IIoT deployments - An Interview with Keith Higgins of Rockwell Automation show art EP060 - How to integrate the IT and OT for better IIoT deployments - An Interview with Keith Higgins of Rockwell Automation

Industrial IoT Spotlight

In this episode, we discuss how to improve the ways a company accesses, processes, and leverages data to make better decisions. We open the question of what digital transformation actually means for industry as opposed to non-industrial sectors. Keith also discusses what the PTC partnership means for IT and OT integration.   Keith Higgins is Vice President of Digital Transformation at Rockwell Automation. He previously served as Vice President at FogHorn and CMO at RiskVision until its acquisition in 2017.  (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital...

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EP058 - A conversation on AI, social responsibility, and future disruptions - An Interview with Neil Sahota show art EP058 - A conversation on AI, social responsibility, and future disruptions - An Interview with Neil Sahota

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In this episode of the IIoT Spotlight Podcast, we discuss the current state of AI in practice, the integration of AI and IoT, and the importance of new data sources designed for machine use. On a more human angle, we highlight the importance of measuring social impact while deploying disruptive technology. is an IBM Master Inventor, United Nations Artificial Intelligence subject matter expert, and on the Faculty at UC Irvine. With over twenty years’ experience, Neil works with clients and business partners to create next generation products/solutions powered by emerging technologies. He is...

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EP059 - Connectivity, processing, and storage trends reshaping the IoT landscape - An Interview with Ed Kuzemchak of Software Design Solutions show art EP059 - Connectivity, processing, and storage trends reshaping the IoT landscape - An Interview with Ed Kuzemchak of Software Design Solutions

Industrial IoT Spotlight

In this episode of the IIoT Spotlight Podcast, we discuss the improving connectivity, storage, and processing cost structures, and 5G’s relevance or irrelevance for IIoT.    Software Design Solutions develops high-quality software for embedded systems. Their areas of expertise include workstation applications, user interface design, and software process improvement. They have developed applications for a variety of industries such as medical, industrial automation and control, audio and image signal processing, transportation, retail, networking, defense, security, and consumer...

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EP057 - Databases designed for the IoT - An Interview with Syed Hoda of Crate.io show art EP057 - Databases designed for the IoT - An Interview with Syed Hoda of Crate.io

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In this episode of the IIoT Spotlight Podcast, we discuss the challenges facing companies when they scale industrial use cases that rely on large complex data streams and trends driving the development of systems at scale by traditional industrials that are expanding their business scope.   What is different about data in IoT and why is it harder than other projects? Why do traditional databases and dev-ops methods fail in IoT projects? How do consumer application development trends interact with, and drive, the development of industrial applications?   Syed Hoda is the Chief...

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EP056 - Airbnb for telecommunications - an Interview with Frank Mong show art EP056 - Airbnb for telecommunications - an Interview with Frank Mong

Industrial IoT Spotlight

In this episode of the IIoT Spotlight Podcast, we discuss how Helium is providing universal and affordable connectivity for IoT devices, provided by people, and secured through a blockchain. How do you provide connectivity where there is no infrastructure? How do you incentivize people to contribute to an open-source connectivity ecosystem? What are the connectivity challenges facing IoT device manufacturers today? Frank Mong is COO at Helium, where he is leading the global go-to-market strategy for the company. He is responsible for sales, marketing and business development at Helium....

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EP055 - How to cut 20 minutes off an emergency 911 response with data - an interview with Michael Martin of RapidSOS show art EP055 - How to cut 20 minutes off an emergency 911 response with data - an interview with Michael Martin of RapidSOS

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In this episode of the IIoT Spotlight Podcast, we discuss the challenges facing 911 IT systems, the impact of data on emergency outcomes, and the role of IoT devices in enabling first time responders and predictive alerts.    How much data does a 911 center have? How do we know which data is useful to a 911 first responder for deciding actions to take? How can software and device companies use their data to increase the safety of their products and services?   Michael is co-founder and CEO of RapidSOS, an advanced emergency tech company, commercializing technology to...

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EP 054 - How removing the battery from sensors can enable a trillion sensor world - an Interview with Bob Nunn of Everactive show art EP 054 - How removing the battery from sensors can enable a trillion sensor world - an Interview with Bob Nunn of Everactive

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In this episode of the IIoT Spotlight Podcast, we discuss the battery problems in IoT that hinder deployments and value creation today, and how innovations in ultra low power circuit design and wireless communications that allow sensors to operate solely on energy harvested from the surrounding environment.   Are we trading one problem for another with IoT sensors? How do we create a sensor the size of a stamp with larger range and compute ability than the average sensor today? How accurate are consultancy forecasts about the size of the IoT market?    Bob Nunn is the CEO of...

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EP053 - The first iteration of cybernetic workers - an interview with Gabe Grifoni of Rufus Labs show art EP053 - The first iteration of cybernetic workers - an interview with Gabe Grifoni of Rufus Labs

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In this episode of the IIoT Spotlight podcast, we discuss the evolution of warehouse for commerce, and modern solutions and flexible service based business models to support the new business and competitive challenges in logistics.    What is driving the development of industrial wearables? How do you sell Hardware-as-a-Service? What are the disruptive technologies to come in the IIoT?   Gabe Grifoni is the CEO of Rufus Labs. Rufus Labs’ WorkHero is the most advanced connected operator platform for enterprise. Comprised of machine learning software, rugged wearable technology,...

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EP052 - Empathy is the key to successful industrial design - An interview with Gordon Stannis of Twisthink show art EP052 - Empathy is the key to successful industrial design - An interview with Gordon Stannis of Twisthink

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In this episode of the IIoT Spotlight Podcast, we discuss human-centric design and change management in high uncertainty innovation processes.    What is human-centric design? What is empathy in an industrial environment? How to manage and communicate through the process of trials and failure?   Gordon Stannis is the Director of Design and Strategy at Twisthink, A business growth accelerator / innovation firm that partners with clients to imagine, develop and launch exciting new user experiences and products that “their” customers will love! For nearly 2 decades the...

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Peter Bourne is the CEO of BrightWolf, strategic advior for ProAxion Incorporated, and an Entrepreneur in Residence for Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network. Prior to Bright Wolf, he spent 15 years in Director, CEO, COO, EVP and GM roles at both public and private companies, from early stage through revenue to profitability and exits. 

Peter’s career covers a breadth of industries experiencing digital transformation, spanning all company operations including P&L, sales and marketing, and R&D. He has spent 20 years in CEO, COO, EVP and GM roles at both public and private companies, helping to commercialize new technologies, and developing companies and products for success.

Bright Wolf has almost a decade of experience as a system integration and technology partner for Fortune 1000 industrial equipment providers seeking digital transformation through adaptable connected product solutions. Bright Wolf's pre-built components, open system architecture, and expertise with industrial controls, protocols, and embedded systems enable rapid delivery of flexible IoT products and services that generate business outcomes for our customers. Learn more at http://brightwolf.com

 

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