IDF15 Preview: Sizzling Hot IoT Events at Intel’s Biggest Party of the Year

Yes, there will be robots. There may even be a dance off. Anything is possible. In less than 24 hours, visionary coders, extraordinary makers, and inspirational creators will join forces at IDF15 in San Francisco, Intel’s premier event for developers and their champions taking place at the Moscone Center Aug. 18-20. As the future of the Internet of Things (IoT) takes shape, it’s clear that the evolution of Moore’s Law, and collaboration between information technology and operations is key to expanding how we experience the world around us. IDF15 is the premiere tech event of the year where Intel IoT ecosystem collaborators cross paths.

Here’s a quick rundown of some key IDF events featuring Intel IoT, but there will be plenty of surprises along the way. We’ll be covering the event live from the Moscone Center, on Twitter, Vine, Facebook, Instagram, and Periscope. Follow any of our accounts, or the hashtags #IDF15 and #IntelIoT and we look forward to seeing many of you in analogue form at the show!

IDF 15

Technology Showcase (daily)

IDF15’s Technology Showcase, including the IoT Zone and IoT Community Showcase, offers you extraordinary access to the world’s most innovative people and products. Ask your toughest questions. Find an ingenious solution to your challenges. Be at the heart of IDF.

  • Internet of Things (IoT) Zone
    Through our collaboration with developers, key industry partners, and customers, the IoT Zone offers 11 exciting demos showing real-world applications of IoT technologies. The Zone is segmented into three distinct categories:
  1. Developer Solutions
  2. IoT Building Blocks
  3. End-to-End IoT Solutions

 

  • Internet of Things (IoT) Community Showcase
    The IoT Community showcases the latest Intel IoT ecosystem solutions. Intel IoT technology experts and partners from the following companies will be available to discuss emerging IoT innovations: Accenture, Adlink, Advantech, Booz Allen Hamilton, Congatec, Dell, Green Hills Software, HCL America, IBM, Intel Security, Kontron, Red Hat, SBS Science & Technology Co., ThingWorx, Yanzi Networks AB.

 

Tues., Aug. 18

9-10:30 a.m. Brian Krzanich Opening Keynote

Brian KrzanichFrom Intelligent Infrastructure to Fashion Wearables to Cloud Computing to Gaming… the expanding scope of technology in our lives has created seemingly limitless development opportunities. Brian Krzanich, Chief Executive Officer, will explore trends and developments in technology, highlighting what we can develop today and what opportunities developers can look forward to in the future.

 

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

IOTC003 — Tech Chat: IoT Analytics Software for Turning Data into Insights & Actions

With a large amount of IoT data collected at the edge of the network, it is increasingly important to use IoT analytics software to store, process, and analyze data at the right time and place. Constantly sending raw data into the cloud is not scalable. Edge computing is needed for faster and more intelligent actions. An Intel IOT expert will discuss edge analytics topics with you, such as event detection, detector performance, and load disaggregation.

Join this Tech Chat to hear more about IOT analytics software.

Level 2 Tech Chat Station 1

 

1 to 3 p.m.
IOTC001 — Tech Chat: API Management and Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) movement is generating unprecedented business opportunities across industries by transforming isolated systems into intelligent objects that send and receive data to backend platforms. API management is key to the interoperability, scale, and control for IoT.

In this tech chat, you will hear:
• How standards-based design patterns for Web APIs, API management, and a RESTful architecture provide tremendous value in simplifying the task of interoperability across heterogeneous systems handling vast amounts of data
• How the proven architecture and the ubiquitous nature of APIs provides benefits to IoT deployments spanning a wide range of market segments

Level 2 Tech Chat Station 2

 

1 to 3 p.m.

IOTC003 — Tech Chat: IoT Analytics Software for Turning Data into Insights & Actions

With a large amount of IoT data collected at the edge of the network, it is increasingly important to use IoT analytics software to store, process, and analyze data at the right time and place. Constantly sending raw data into the cloud is not scalable. Edge computing is needed for faster and more intelligent actions. An Intel IOT expert will discuss edge analytics topics with you, such as event detection, detector performance, and load disaggregation.

Join this Tech Chat to hear more about IOT analytics software.

Level 2 Tech Chat Station 1

 

3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
IOTC002 — Tech Chat: Plug-and-Play with Intel IoT Gateway Experience Kits

The release of the Intel IoT Gateway version 3.x, brings exciting improvements to the IoT developer with a quicker and easier path from evaluation to deployment.

Join this Tech Chat to hear how to take a solution, developed on the Experience Kit, and take it to production with minimal impact to software development timelines. We will also cover how a developer can obtain an Experience Kit.

Level 2 Tech Chat Station 1

Wed., Aug. 19

9:30-10:30 a.m. Mega Session with Diane Bryant & Doug Davis

IDF 15 Mega Session on Big Data and Internet of ThingsIn today’s connected world, every device, every decision and every ambition leaves a unique digital footprint. From smart grids to cars, retail to healthcare, the opportunities to create new experiences and extract breakthrough insights are endless. Join Diane Bryant, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Data Center Group, and Doug Davis, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Internet of Things Group to learn about the technologies, platforms, and tools that will enable your next digital story. What kind of story will you develop?

 

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

IOTS001 — Bringing the Internet of Things to Life: Rapid Innovation Using the Intel IoT Platform

In December 2014, Intel announced the Intel IoT Platform, an end-to-end reference model designed to unify and simplify connectivity and security for the IoT. We have learned a lot since then and have further enhanced the Platform. In this session, we demonstrate real world IoT innovations using the Intel IoT Platform across a number of industry verticals. We discuss the challenges of deploying IoT solutions in the real world, and demonstrate our rapid IoT research and prototyping methodology, which results in faster time to market through repeatable design patterns.

Topics in this session include:
• Technical deep dive on the Intel IoT platform
• Real world challenges of making the IoT a reality—what we learned
• Information on developer solutions
• Demonstrations shall include: a Smart City, Smart Grid and an Intel Fab IoT deployment

Level 2 Room 2001

 

11 to 12 p.m.

IOTS002 — Faster, More Flexible Development of IoT Solutions with the Intel IoT Gateway

The Intel IoT Gateway product family has expanded to give developers the flexibility to create and deploy innovative, cost-effective IoT solutions for diverse market segments.

Join this session to hear about:
• Updates to the Intel IoT Gateway product
• Available operating systems, including Snappy Ubuntu Core, Wind River Intelligent Device Platform XT 3 and Microsoft Windows 10.
• New and flexible packaging options with a low cost entry point for more price sensitive applications
• How to get up-and-running quickly with new experience kits and sensor integration

Level 2 Room 2001

 

1 to 3 p.m.

IOTC002 — Tech Chat: Plug-and-Play with Intel IoT Gateway Experience Kits

The release of the Intel IoT Gateway version 3.x, brings exciting improvements to the IoT developer with a quicker and easier path from evaluation to deployment.

Join this Tech Chat to hear how to take a solution, developed on the Experience Kit, and take it to production with minimal impact to software development timelines. We will also cover how a developer can obtain an Experience Kit.

Level 2 Tech Chat Station 8

 

1:15 to 2:15 p.m.

IOTS003 — The Intel IoT Platform Architecture and Product Overview

In December 2014, Intel introduced the Intel IoT Platform, an end-to-end reference model and family of products from Intel, that works with third party solutions to provide a foundation for seamlessly and securely connecting devices, delivering trusted data to the cloud, and delivering value through analytics. The platform includes hardware platforms, manageability software, security hardware and software, data management/analytics software API management products, and the Intel IoT developer kits. As the IoT marketplace continues its rapid evolution, Intel is pleased to announce a revision of the Intel IoT Platform and an updated product roadmap associated with its release.

Topics in this session include:
• Information on the revised Intel IoT Platform including architecture and product roadmap
• Additional details on security, manageability and data interoperability with this new platform
• Details regarding the products in our IoT portfolio of assets
• Sample use cases that bring the Intel IoT Platform to life

Level 2 Room 2001

 

2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

IOTS004 — Designing for the Internet of Things: The Technology, Behind the Hype

Everyone is abuzz about the Internet of Things (IoT), but are you prepared to drive this technology through to implementation? In this session, we will provide an in-depth overview of the fundamentals of building an IoT application from design to decommissioning, including: customization, deployment, scaling, and maintenance of your connected devices. Hear how edge devices feed data via the cloud into enterprise systems, where it can be aggregated and analyzed to yield the analytical capability to drive business decisions.

Join this session to hear:
• How to understand the vast potential of designing and implementing IoT solutions
• Real user examples of how to successfully implement an IoT solution
• Tips for developers to jumpstart their IoT applications with pre-configured components and developer tools

Level 2 Room 2001

 

4 to 5 p.m.

IOTS005 — Intel IoT Developer Kit Libraries: IO (mraa) and Sensor Repository (UPM)

Intel IoT developers enjoy a rich ecosystem of open source software tools and libraries. This session explores the Intel IoT Developer Kit libraries.

Topics in this session include:
• A deep dive on the IO libraries (mraa), a Low Level Skeleton Library for IO Communication supporting Intel Galileo, Intel Edison and MinnowBoard MAX development boards
• Sensor Repository libraries (UPM) and how to develop with the sensor libraries using C/C++, JavaScript and Python
• A Showcase of several projects that leveraged the Intel IoT Developer Kit libraries and how they can enable you to rapidly build IoT projects

Level 2 Room 2001

 

5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

IOTS006 — Designing the Next-Gen Wi-Fi for Dense Deployment of IoT & Emerging Devices

This session gives an introduction to 802.11ax and explains the design of the next generation of Wi-Fi waveform and protocol that will meet the data rate, range and the low power demands of Wi-Fi connection among IoT and emerging devices.

Topics include:
• An overview of 802.11ax and its application to IoT and emerging devices
• Methods to achieve low-power and low-latency connectivity by utilizing a low-power wake-up radio (LP-WUR) design
• Methods to achieve high accuracy positioning in Wi-Fi systems

Level 2 Room 2001

 

We hope you enjoy the show, whether in person, or online. This is an exciting time for all of us collaborating on Intel IoT!

To learn more, visit our IDF15 page. To stay up-to-date with Intel IoT developments, keep your eyes on this blog, our website, and on Facebook and Twitter.

David McKinney

About David McKinney

Social Media Manager, Internet of Things (IoT) Group INTEL CORPORATION David is a 16 year veteran at Intel and currently the Social Media Manager for Intel’s Internet of Things Group (IoTG). Prior to his current position, David led the content creation enthusiast notebook marketing efforts where he defined product strategies to solve content creation workflow problems and establish Intel leadership in the Digital Content Creation (DCC) segment. David has held business development manager and marketing leadership positions in multiple Intel business groups, including the Intel field sales organization. Outside of work, David enjoys a number of hobbies ranging from hiking to volunteer work at the Oregon Humane Society along with the discovery of new technologies related to music creation and photography. You can follow David on Twitter: @dmckinney and continue the conversation on Twitter by following @IntelIoT and friend us on Facebook.com/Inteliot.

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