Intel IoT Ignition Lab in Munich Celebrates its First Year

Intel IoT Ignition Lab in Munich, Germany.

A view of the Munich skylineBuilding upon a history of efficiency and collaboration with German technology partners, Intel IoT and Intel Labs Europe celebrate the first birthday the Intel IoT Ignition Lab in Munich this month — with a new space and an expansion of services.

For the past year, the Internet of Things (IoT) lab has showcased German innovations built on Intel technologies that are focused on the areas of smart buildings, energy and utilities, and industrial.

As the lab enters phase two, the focus is on strengthening the ecosystem and expanding community reach with new collaborations and engagements. The lab is also expanding its offering of tools, technology, and engineering know-how to those in the industry who are working to take IoT projects into commercial deployment.

The new space reflects how the lab is evolving into a true innovative center for all aspects of IoT, with examples of solutions for smart office technology, industrial, smart buildings, and smart cities. Looking back to our past, while also looking to the future, we are thrilled to usher the ecosystem toward a growing network of interconnected devices.


What are IoT Ignition Labs?

An Intel IoT Ignition Lab, Munich, demo focusing on connected smart cities.

Intel’s IoT Ignition Labs recognize the need to enable the fast creation of scalable, standardized solutions. They provide hands-on opportunities to experience the latest IoT technologies, access to matchmaking across the Intel ecosystem, exposure to proofs of concept and use cases from peers, and advice on how to take solutions to market. With eight locations across the region, solutions can be diffused rapidly saving development time and helping to extend customer reach into new markets.


Inside the Intel IoT Ignition Lab in Munich

Inside the Intel Internet of Things Iginition Lab in Munich

Each lab has a showcase area, featuring solution demos and developer kits. The most important focus of the lab turns customer projects into commercial products and revenue. Intensive workshops provide training that covers everything from the Intel IoT Gateway to Hadoop and big data analytics.

The Munich lab features demonstrations of existing Intel IoT solutions including:

Additionally, the lab serves as a venue to host developer networking and matchmaking events across the IoT community, as well as multiparty sessions on business modeling and scalable go-to-market strategies. Thanks to a long history of collaboration between Intel, Intel Labs Europe, and German technology companies, Intel’s IoT Ignition Lab near in Munich is well on its way to improving the way we experience the world around us.

IoT Ignition Lab Locations: Germany | Ireland  | Israel | RussiaSwedenTurkey | UAE | UK

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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

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