Microsoft is first keynote confirmed at November’s Embedded Conference Scandinavia 2017 in Stockholm

Event date: November 7 – 8, 2017

Stockholm, Sweden

The conference programme for Embedded Conference Scandinavia is currently being put together and the first keynote presentation to be announced will be given by Maarten Struys, account technology strategist at Microsoft.

The organisers will include this topical presentation from a renowned speaker with in Microsoft at this year’s Embedded Conference Scandinavia.

“It fits perfectly into the programme,” says Dr Ulf Bodin, divisional manager at EISLAB (Embedded Internet Systems LAB), Luleå University of Technology, who is leading the ECS conference committee.

Microsoft Maarten Struys says:The Internet of Things is the most used phrase in my life these days. According to all major technology analyst firms, lots of money will be made by IoT solutions in the upcoming years. That sounds all great but how do you get started? What are the building blocks of an IoT solution?

Why does your company need to build IoT solutions? In this presentation, Maarten Struys shows how Windows 10 IoT and Microsoft Azure are a great combo to build IoT solutions and how to securely send data from the device to the cloud. Keywords throughout the presentation will be security, scalability and maintainability.”

Maarten Struys is account technology strategist at Microsoft, working in the OEM division. In his current role, he works with large OEMs in the embedded space in EMEA to build solutions based on Windows 10 IoT Operating Systems and on Azure IoT. Before moving to a technical sales role, Maarten was an experienced software developer.

Maarten Struys

He has been working with many different Microsoft Windows Operating Systems for over 25 years, focusing on building embedded and mobile solutions for mainly the Industrial Automation and Healthcare markets. Maarten is a well-known speaker at international conferences like Tech·Ed, MEDC, Mobile Connections and Microsoft TechDays.

Embedded Conference Scandinavia consists of a highly qualitative conference program, an important exhibition and popular social activities and has over the years become a key event for the international embedded industry. ECS has around 80 exhibitors and some 2,000 delegates attending over two days.

The 12th edition of Embedded Conference Scandinavia takes place on November 7-8 at Kistamässan in Stockholm, Sweden. The full program will be published and the registration will open early September. Attending ECS is free of charge.

For further information, contact:

www.embeddedconference.se

Anna Weilemar, Embedded Conference Scandinavia/BraMässor,
anna.weilemar@bramassor.se or +46(0)739 581353.

Comment on this article below or via Twitter: @IoTNow OR @jcIoTnow

RECENT ARTICLES

Nordic-powered wireless indoor alert system provides round-the-clock assistance to service users

Posted on: October 6, 2022

Hong Kong-based IoT technology solutions company, SG Wireless, has partnered with the local non-profit charitable organisation Senior Citizen Home Safety Association (SCHSA), to develop the ‘Wireless Personal Emergency Link’ (WPEL). WPEL is an indoor Bluetooth LE/LTE Cat 1 emergency alert system. Installed in the homes of service users, the system is designed to support senior citizens

Read more

DFI and AEWIN partner to empower software virtualisation technology through AMD platform ultra-small products

Posted on: October 6, 2022

DFI, the brand in embedded motherboards and industrial computers, was invited to participate in “AMD Datacentre Solutions Day” in September, based on the theme of high-performance computing (HPC). To launch the smallest industrial motherboard equipped with AMD products, DFI partnered with its subsidiary, AEWIN, to present their star products and share how ultra-small products can

Read more
FEATURED IoT STORIES

The IoT Adoption Boom – Everything You Need to Know

Posted on: September 28, 2022

In an age when we seem to go through technology boom after technology boom, it’s hard to imagine one sticking out. However, IoT adoption, or the Internet of Things adoption, is leading the charge to dominate the next decade’s discussion around business IT. Below, we’ll discuss the current boom, what’s driving it, where it’s going,

Read more

9 IoT applications that will change everything

Posted on: September 1, 2021

Whether you are a future-minded CEO, tech-driven CEO or IT leader, you’ve come across the term IoT before. It’s often used alongside superlatives regarding how it will revolutionize the way you work, play, and live. But is it just another buzzword, or is it the as-promised technological holy grail? The truth is that Internet of

Read more

Which IoT Platform 2021? IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide

Posted on: August 30, 2021

There are several different parts in a complete IoT solution, all of which must work together to get the result needed, write IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide – Which IoT Platform 2021? authors Robin Duke-Woolley, the CEO and Bill Ingle, a senior analyst, at Beecham Research. Figure 1 shows these parts and, although not all

Read more

CAT-M1 vs NB-IoT – examining the real differences

Posted on: June 21, 2021

As industry players look to provide the next generation of IoT connectivity, two different standards have emerged under release 13 of 3GPP – CAT-M1 and NB-IoT.

Read more

IoT and home automation: What does the future hold?

Posted on: June 10, 2020

Once a dream, home automation using iot is slowly but steadily becoming a part of daily lives around the world. In fact, it is believed that the global market for smart home automation will reach $40 billion by 2020.

Read more

5 challenges still facing the Internet of Things

Posted on: June 3, 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly become a huge part of how people live, communicate and do business. All around the world, web-enabled devices are turning our world into a more switched-on place to live.

Read more

What is IoT?

Posted on: July 7, 2019

What is IoT Data as a new oil IoT connectivity What is IoT video So what’s IoT? The phrase ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is officially everywhere. It constantly shows up in my Google news feed, the weekend tech supplements are waxing lyrical about it and the volume of marketing emails I receive advertising ‘smart, connected

Read more
IoT Newsletter

Join the IoT Now online community for FREE, to receive: Exclusive offers for entry to all the IoT events that matter, round the world

Free access to a huge selection of the latest IoT analyst reports and industry whitepapers

The latest IoT news, as it breaks, to your inbox