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Developing Intelligent Connected Products: How to Make Your Hardware Product Smart!

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Name: Developing Intelligent Connected Products: How to Make Your Hardware Product Smart!
Date: February 12, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Event Description:
Entrepreneurs, small and mid-size businesses looking to develop smart connected products will learn the key steps to developing intelligent hardware products from a panel of experts. 
 
The Internet of Things has been driven by advances in hardware, sensors, batteries and communications options - learn how to leverage the resources available at the Centrepolis Accelerator and in the community.  
 
We'll provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions:
  • Do I have a viable business proposition and who is my customer?
  • What is the best way to prototype my product and define the minimal viable features?
  • What are the key components and considerations for cost, manufacturability, security, durability, and support?
  • How do I select the appropriate sensors for my product?
  • What is the best wireless system for my products?
  • Who can help me with electronics design and manufacturing?
  • Where do I start developing my Apps?
 
You will have the opportunity to meet with experts, see demos, meet other IoT product entrepreneurs, businesses and people involved in all aspects of smart connected products at the event. 
Join us for this unique event right here in Michigan!
 
Intelligent Hardware Companies interested in attending should contact Dan Radomski, Director, Centrepolis Accelerator for details at dradomski@ltu.edu 
 
~AGENDA~

5:00 pm  Registration and networking
5:15 pm  Welcome to the Centrepolis Accelerator - Dan Radomski, Director, Centrepolis Accelerator
5:30 pm  The Business Proposition of Smart Connected Products: What are the key components of a Smart Hardware Device? - Dan Radomski, Director of LTU Collaboratory
5:45 pm  The Smart Product Design Challenge: Who is your customer? What is the best way to Design & Prototype my Intelligent Hardware Product? - Jeevak Badve, VP Director of Strategic Growth, Sundberg Ferar
6:00 pm  How do I select the appropriate sensors for my product? - George Pappas, LTU Faculty member
6:20 pm  Designing electronics for a Smart Product  - Tom Zagotta, Program Manager, Autient
6:40 pm  Electronics Hardware Platform Options  - Gary Beaver, Beagleboard, garybeaver73@gmail.com
7:00 pm  What is the best wireless system for my products? The connectivity soup - BLE, LTE, Catm1, LoRA, Wi-Fi, 5G - Sanjay Kumar, IOT & Digital Consulting
7:20 pm   Manufacturing to Scale and the Tenets of Successful Product Lifecycle Management - Salim Momin, SRS Enterprises
7:40 pm  Developing Apps – Where do I start? - Salim Momin
8:00 pm  Q&A and Networking

 
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Location:
Lawrence Technological University
Architecture Building (#4), Rm A147
21000 W 10 Mile Rd
Southfield, MI 48075
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Contact Information:
Dan Radomski
Fees/Admission:
$95 - includes refreshments

Intelligent Hardware Companies interested in attending should contact Dan Radomski at dradomski@ltu.edu for tickets
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