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Broadcom Corporation provides semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Its products offer voice, video, data, and multimedia connectivity in the home, office, and mobile environments. The company operates in two segments: Broadband and Connectivity, and Infrastructure and Networking.
Siemens is the largest engineering company in Europe. With their positioning along the electrification value chain, Siemens has the knowhow that extends from power generation to power transmission, power distribution and smart grid to the efficient application of electrical energy.
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Intel designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company's platforms are used in various computing applications comprising notebooks, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, wearables, transportation systems, and retail devices. It offers microprocessors that processes system data and controls other devices in the system; chipsets, which send data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; system-on-chip products that integrate its central processing units with other system components onto a single chip; and wired network connectivity products.
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Hitachi is a highly diversified company that operates eleven business segments: Information & Telecommunication Systems, Social Infrastructure, High Functional Materials & Components, Financial Services, Power Systems, Electronic Systems & Equipment, Automotive Systems, Railway & Urban Systems, Digital Media & Consumer Products, Construction Machinery and Other Components & Systems.
Year founded: 1910
Revenue: $94.0 billion (2014)
Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry. With over 130 years experience and a presence in more than 50 countries around the world, and with 20,000 people and 91 plants, the Group is strongly positioned at the high-tech end of the energy and telecom cable sectors. The Group was created through the union of Prysmian and Draka, already leaders in their markets for innovation and technological know-how.
Texas Instruments (TI) offers more than 100,000 products. Its largest segment is analog semiconductors, which change real-world signals (such as sound and images) into the digital data streams. Analog product are used to manage power in all electronic devices; TI sells these products to customers in the consumer electronics and industrial markets, among others. The company also makes embedded processors, which can process data from analog chips and handle specific tasks in electronic devices. TI's other products include digital light processing (DLP) chips used in high-definition projectors, custom semiconductors, and calculators. It generates most of its sales from the Asia/Pacific region.
ZTE is one of China's largest telecommunications manufacturers. The company offers a variety of telecom hardware, including base stations, phones, and systems for switching, optical transport, videoconferencing, power supply, and monitoring.
The work Arrow does goes into everything from cars to coffee makers. Whether it’s something you've never seen before or the things you can’t live without, if it takes a charge, chances are it was built with Arrow.
When you think about the world of Five Years Out, Arrow is helping design it, build it and source it. We are a Fortune 150 company with 2015 sales of $23.28 billion. Our team includes 18,500 employees worldwide across more than 460 locations serving 85 countries. We help the world’s best technology companies think “Five Years Out,” working together to innovate the next big thing after the next big thing.
T-Mobile Austria is one of the leading providers of telecommunications, TV and entertainment in Austria. With the merger of UPC Austria in the summer 2018, the company now has 2500 employees, 7.2 million contract customers and pro forma revenues (2017) of 1,25 billion Euro.
The brands T-Mobile, UPC and tele.ring offer fixed and mobile internet, digital TV and entertainment as well as mobile communications for different target groups – from consumer smartphone and internet customers and families, small companies to public and listed companies.
As a part of the Deutsche Telekom group T-Mobile benefits from the innovative capacity and the financial stability of the group, one of the biggest global player in the telecommunications market. In the fiscal year 2017 the group reported a turnover of 74,9 billion Euros. T-Mobile Austria serves amongst other functions as machine to machine communication (M2M) expert for the Deutsche Telekom group.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to grow to include more than 50 billion devices by 2020 – and Broadcom’s out-of-the-box connectivity platforms are providing developers with the tools to kick-start their life-changing devices. As a leader in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart, Broadcom ensures that standards-based connectivity technologies play nicely together.
With all of that embedded hardware engineering already complete, Broadcom’s hardware and software development kits help to quickly turn creative IoT ideas quickly into prototypes and ready-for-market devices for both large and small companies.
Interoperability is critical to the proliferation of IoT, which is why the WICED platform is bringing secure Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) wireless connectivity to nearly every emerging product category in the IoT ecosystem, including home appliances, health and fitness monitors, automation and asset tracking systems, smart meters and an array of consumer electronics devices.
In the near future, billions of pieces of equipment will be connected to one another and massive amounts of data will pouring in. Advanced algorithms, high-powered computing, better connectivity and cloud storage all facilitate the emergence of smart systems. Knowing how to leverage the respective opportunities, however, requires a unique set of skills.
Siemens has the engineering, domain and digital know-how to generate performance improvements across the entire value chain, from design to production and operations to maintenance.
Digital simulation technology accelerates the plant design, the installation and commissioning as well as the entire product design and production planning process. Multiple components in systems and plants can be intelligently networked to communicate with each other and exchange real-time data. Machine learning makes complex systems more efficient without human intervention. The intelligent analysis of operational data helps identify patterns and predict potential downtimes. Minimum downtimes boost reliability thanks to lifecycle services.
From monitoring the energy efficiency of our homes to finding more productive ways to feed the global population, harnessing these connected “things” and turning massive amounts of raw data into actionable insights will have a transformative impact on society. However, both technical and business challenges are slowing IoT adoption. Decision makers within companies are trying to gain a better grasp of expected ROI, cost, and scalability, while IT managers struggle with integration, interoperability, management, and the need to tailor to specific verticals.
Intel is addressing these challenges by offering open and scalable products, fostering a thriving ecosystem, and showing what is possible with pilots and use cases that demonstrate the potential value and ease of deployment. Intel offers a comprehensive portfolio of end-to-end hardware and software with built-in security.
To make IoT simpler to deploy and scale across applications quickly, Intel offer the Intel IoT Platform, a design blueprint that details how to securely connect and manage a fleet of “things” from small sensors to huge server farms that make up the cloud, while using various analytics tools and technologies along the way.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects accessed through the Internet—essentially a "Connected Everything Platform." These objects contain embedded technology to interact with internal states or the external environment. When objects can sense and communicate, it changes how and where decisions are made, and who makes them.
IoT is connecting new places—such as manufacturing floors, energy grids, healthcare facilities, and transportation systems—to the Internet. When an object can represent itself digitally, it can be controlled from anywhere. This connectivity means more data, gathered from more places, with more ways to: increase efficiency, innovate in product development, increase asset utilization, enhance the customer experience, streamline the supply chain, and improve safety and security.
Hitachi Consulting helps apply IoT solutions to drive business value, ultimately allowing companies to be IoT innovators and become an "Enterprise of Things." Companies can learn more about Hitachi Consulting's products, solutions and expertise and how they leverage the diverse product portfolio of Hitachi to help enterprises quickly get value out of IoT capabilities.
The traditional Internet is oriented towards P2P connection, whereas the Internet of Things (IoT) is oriented towards connection of inanimate objects. As such, IoT covers a larger range of connections and involves more semantics. Internet and telecom networks are focused on information transfer, while IoT is focused on information services. By combining sensor networks, the Internet, telecom networks, and cloud computing platforms, the Internet of Things can sense, recognize, affect, and control the physical world. The physical world can be unified with the virtual world and human perception. This lecture discusses Internet of Things technology from three perspectives: Ubiquitous information sensing, ubiquitous network convergence, and intelligent information services. ZTE will introduce the technical characteristics of IoT and sensor networks, the development background of sensor networks, and key technologies of sensor networks. ZTE's IoT platform is able to connect and manage machines, providing a dedicated network to connect devices and systems.
T-Mobile Austria is not only one of the leading providers of telecommunications, TV and entertainment in Austria. T-Mobile is also an expert partner for worldwide IoT connectivity. T-Mobile provides state-of-the-art connectivity solutions and offers assistance in critical moments. Only on the basis of a complete and connected pool of generated data it is possible to enhance IoT effectiveness and the price-performance ratio. T-Mobile is part of the Deutsche Telekom group.
Bosch, Haier, Honeywell, LG, nest, Samsung, Sony
ARUP Laboratories, Digital Realty, University of Michigan
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