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Aira Joins the Internet of Things Consortium

Aira Joins the Internet of Things Consortium

The Internet of Things Consortium is thrilled to announce our newest member Aira Tech Corp.

Aira Tech Corp is a technology company dedicated to making lives simpler, easier, and more fun. Based in San Diego, California, they use the latest technologies to connect people who are blind or have low vision with real, highly-trained professionals who provide visual information on demand. To learn more about Aira and what they’re doing, visit www.aira.io.

Mike Randall, Amy Bernal, Sarah Conrad and Paul Schroeder, welcome to the Consortium. We’re looking forward to future collaboration!

IoTC Opening Keynote at the CEDIA 2019 Tech Talk Stage

On Sep 12th 2019, President & CEO Greg Kahn opened up CEDIA 2019 on the Tech Talk Stage, moderating an expert conversation in the Smart Home industry with the topic: Welcome to the Google Home – How is Google Nest transforming connected live. The two speakers on the panel were Michelle Chambers Turner, Head of the Smart Home Ecosystem at Google and Gene LaNois, Head of the Professional Channel Business at Google Nest.

The discussion circled around latest trends, such as the shift from DIY-models to a Do-it-for-me-Solution, the Google portfolio and how to solve the complexity of a constantly evolving home environment, the integration of digital assistants, the cross-over between custom A/V integration, HVAC, electrical and security, Google partnerships as well as Google’s approach to security.

Watch the entire session below:

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) is Launching a Connected Home Virtual Conference Series in August

IoTC Webinar Series

The conference series brings together industry experts and focuses on emerging trends in smart home technology

NEW YORK, August 20, 2019 – The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) is launching its second four-part, live Virtual Conference Series on the topic of the Connected Home. Industry experts will facilitate webinars with the goal of educating industry leaders, consumers and IoT enthusiasts on security and health elements of smart home technology.

This free conference series starts on Aug. 28 and continues for three consecutive Wednesdays until Sept. 18. The live webinars are held at 12 p.m. (EST). Participants will be able to ask questions and interact with the presenters in real time.

The Connected Home conference series includes the following sessions: “The Disruption of Emerging Trends of the Smart Home Security,” facilitated by Lee Odess from Allegion; “Focus on Seniors: Health/Wellness and Independent Living Trends for the Smart Home,” facilitated by Andrew Droney from ADT; “Smart Homes Call for Smart Kitchens,” facilitated by Ian Greenblatt from JD Power and Jason Mathew from Whirlpool; and “Emerging Security Trends in the Smart Home Industry,” facilitated by Ray North from ADT.

“As smart home technology becomes more commonplace, it is important to educate industry leaders and consumers on important topics related to privacy, security and aging in place,” says Greg Kahn, CEO and president of IoTC. “We are pleased to be able to offer this free conference series, bringing together industry experts who are able to share their knowledge of and answer questions on emerging connected home trends.”

Registration for the conference series is open to the public. There is more information on the webinar conference series, as well as an IoTC’s upcoming global leaders summit (IOTC NEXT) on the consortium’s website (calendar of events). For more information, visit iofthings.org.

About The Internet of Things Consortium

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) is the premier business development association for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. It is comprised of executives, leading founders and global companies in IoT. The IoTC’s mission is to ignite the growth of the IoT marketplace by leading the industry’s effort through strategic partnerships. The organization focuses on five key verticals: connected homes, autos, cities, retail and wearables.

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