Ben is a product vision and prototyping expert and is instrumental in bringing many products to market ranging from consumer electronics to clean energy for everything from Fortune 500 companies to small startups.
Bolt is a seed-stage fund that invests capital, personnel, equipment and expertise in hardware startups. They are leading the way in de-risking manufacturing and are a go to for hardware startups looking to get product to market.
Marc is an entrepreneur, a creator and is passionate about amazing product experiences and building great companies. His love for great photography and business lead him to co-found his own photography startup. He is also a mentor at Highway1 and TechStars.
Moment is a collection of the highest quality lenses to empower mobile picture takers everywhere to capture incredible images with their phones. After having a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign Moment have gone on to be one of the dominant hardware startups in mobile photography.
Raph is a strategic and analytical Senior Marketing & Sales Director having worked for about 12 years at Apple. He is now the Managing Director of the Startupbootcamp IoT Program and a passionate investor in the hardware startup space during his spare time.
Startupbootcamp helps take startups global by giving them direct access to an international network of the most relevant partners, investors and mentors in their sector. Their programs are based around the world from Amsterdam to Singapore.
Talk Title: Opening new market segments with Bluetooth 5
About the speaker: 10 years of experience in Nordic working both as an apps engineer in the support group and as a field applications engineer in the US. Torbjørn handles mostly software and RF protocol related support, as well as attending trade shows and doing technical presentations.
About the company: Nordic Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power (ULP) short-range wireless communication. The company’s range of 2.4GHz transceiver and transmitter devices are employed by some of the world’s leading brands in a wide variety of applications like wireless keyboard and mouse, game controllers, and intelligent sports equipment.
Nordic is an associate member of the Bluetooth SIG, and has contributed core expertise in ULP RF design to Bluetooth low energy wireless technology.
Video: Nordic Thingy:52
Video: nRF52 Series highlights - Nordic Semiconductor
Talk Title: Ready-to-go ST Ecosystem for IoT innovators
About the speaker: Muhammad is a business development engineer for BU IoT at STMicroelectronics. In his role, he manages the business activities for different emerging applications with young innovators such as startups and new emerging IoT entrants. His main focus is on new applications in different market segments such as predictive maintenance in Industry4.0, connected parking for smart city infrastructure and many more. For this he is responsible to represent different ST products such as ARM Cortex STM32 Microcontrollers, MEMS sensors and various wireless connectivity solutions.
About the company: Among the world’s largest semiconductor companies, STMicroelectronics serves customers across the spectrum of electronics applications with innovative semiconductor solutions for Smart Driving and the Internet of Things. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.
Video: STM32 Open Development Environment
Video: Predictive Maintenance
Video: Cloud Connectivity out of the box
Talk Title: Fast prototyping IoT solutions: solving interdependences
About the speaker: 15 years in constructing compilers tools and embedded SW, as developer and/or project leader. 10 years SW department management.
About the company: MikroElektronika (stylised as MikroE) is a Serbian manufacturer and retailer of hardware and software tools for developing embedded systems. The company headquarters is in Belgrade, Serbia.Its best known software products are mikroC, mikroBasic and mikroPascal compilers for programming microcontrollers. Its flagship hardware product line is click boards, a range of more than 250 add-on boards for interfacing microcontrollers with peripheral sensors or transceivers. These boards conform to mikroBUS – a standard conceived by MikroElektronika and later endorsed by NXP Semiconductors and Microchip Technology,among others. MikroElektronika is also known for Hexiwear, an Internet of Things development kit developed in partnership with NXP Semiconductors.
mikroSDK - MikroElektronika software development kit
LED Driver 4 click | ideally suited for driving an array of LEDs