RIoT was featured on WRAL TechWire in this post announcing that RIoT is now accepting applications for its new accelerator program. Click here to check out the post and for more details on this program meant to support startups.
This article was originally published on DigSouth.com. Click here to check out the full post on how the Internet of Things (IoT) is flattening the supply chain and providing direct connection between producers and consumers that has never existed before.
RIoT Executive Director Tom Snyder was featured on WRAL TechWire in this post discussing domestic and foreign affairs, progress, opportunities, threats and defense as well as offering a call to action. Click here to check out the post and Tom's address on the “State of the Region” in North Carolina.
This article was originally published on DigSouth.com. This is the latest contributor post from Tom Snyder, Executive Director of RIoT, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based network of technologists, engineers, business leaders, academics, policy makers, and entrepreneurs focused on growing Internet of Things opportunities regionally and nationally. Data is fueling the fourth wave of the global economy. The [...]
RIoT Executive Director Tom Snyder was featured as a WRAL TechWire contributor in this post recapping All Things Open and the partnered RIoT IoT Demo Night.
This article was originally published on DigSouth.com. This is the latest contributor post from Tom Snyder, Executive Director of RIoT, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based network of technologists, engineers, business leaders, academics, policy makers, and entrepreneurs focused on growing Internet of Things opportunities regionally and nationally. Cities everywhere are striving to become “Smart” as they push for data-driven [...]
$500,000 Awarded to NC RIoT Accelerator Program for Disruptive Technology through the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program. Click here for our media press release. Anyone who has attended a RIoT has heard the question, “How many industrial revolutions have there been in our history?” The answer is three: mechanized production, electricity [...]
This article was originally published on DigSouth.com. This is the first in a series of posts by Tom Snyder, Executive Director of RIoT, which brings together technologists, engineers, business leaders, academics, policy makers, and entrepreneurs, to capture and create Internet of Things opportunities across the region. Historians point to three times that technology advancements have fundamentally changed societal [...]
Tom Snyder featured in 50th Anniversary Issue of “Computer”, The IEEE Computer Society’s Flagship Publication
One of the premiere academic journals in computing and engineering, IEEE Computer Society's journal Computer, recently released its 50th anniversary edition. The flagship publication chose a forward-looking theme to commemorate the anniversary: Computing: The Next 50 Years. Executive Director of NC RIoT, Tom Snyder, was featured as a co-author of "The Internet of Everything", an [...]
RIoT Executive Director Tom Snyder was featured as a WRAL TechWire contributor in this post recapping RIoT's 2nd Annual Startup Pitch Night. Click here to check out the post and a run down of the pitches, panel discussions, and championship belt award. http://wraltechwire.com/internet-of-things-is-big-winner-in-riot-s-second-startup-pitch/16761614/
ExitEvent, North Carolina's source for news, information and tools related to up-and-coming tech metros in NC, recently profiled our Startup Pitch Night. The annual event, held last week at James B. Hunt Library’s Duke Energy Hall, once again featured five local IoT startups who "pitched investors in hopes of earning the coveted RIoT Championship Belt," [...]
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Thank you to High Velocity Radio for featuring us on their show last Thursday, March 23. Listen to the full interview on the High Velocity Radio website.
This article was originally published by Ann-Marie Grissino on WRALTechwire.com. Imagine entering your home, lights and A/C perfectly timed to come on, your smart phone having searched for and now playing your favorite music, and searches across smart TVs in your home resulting in techno news scheduled to start after dinner. All your smart devices are connected [...]
Thanks to WRAL Techwire for publishing this article on our Gigabit 'Reverse Pitch' kickoff event. ————————— Over 300 people across the state came together via simulcast last night for a RIoT event supporting US Ignite’s national Gigabit Reverse Pitch initiative in North Carolina. Initiated by North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) in partnership with New [...]
This article was originally published by Rick Smith on WRALTechwire.com. If there is anything in tech growing as fast as IoT, it may be RIoT. From launch just two years ago to more than 3,000 members, a growing list of sponsors - and now even more more big shows. RIoT, the rapidly growing Internet of Things grassroots [...]
Thanks to WRAL Techwire for publishing our take on the top 5 IoT things to watch for in 2017. ————————— Eighteen months ago, the Internet of Things sat atop the Gartner Hype Cycle, the technology research firm’s famous forecast of all things technology. The term remains a buzzword - heralded as the 4th Industrial Revolution [...]
DO YOU KNOW WHAT I DID LAST SUMMER? AN MBA IN IOT By Jesse Jones This article first appeared on the Forrest Firm Blog. 2016 has been a big year in a lot of ways. Often at this time of year, I reflect on the events and people that shaped me as a person and professional, [...]
Tom Snyder, RIoT's Executive Director, spoke in Charlotte about the Internet of Things of economy in October 2016. Enjoy! You can view it here.
This article originally appeared on WRALTechwire.com. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 marks the day when North Carolina officially staked their claim as a serious player in the new Internet of Things economy. RIoT XIII Demo Night crested 800 attendees at the Raleigh Convention Center. The event was in partnership with the All Things Open conference, which [...]
Last night's RIoT was incredibly fun. Counting all demo companies and RIoTers in attendance, we surpassed 800 people. Collectively we consumed 937 BBQ sliders, 579 five alarm chicken wings, 499 grilled cheeses, and kicked three kegs in 45 minutes. Well done, RIoTers, well done. We'll share a more thorough recap of the event next week. [...]
Thanks to WRAL Techwire for publishing our preview and pre-summary of RIoT XIII. It's our biggest RIoT event ever, and the single largest IoT demo showcase on a single night in the country. Credit goes to the RIoT community for making this the size it is! --------------------------- Wednesday night's RIoT XIII Demo Showcase will be [...]
To help gauge the impact of last week's DDoS attack on Dyn and the IoT community, Huffington Post Beverly Macy reached out RIoT for guidance. The original article lives here, and also below. We snuck in a mention of local IoT favorite Bright Wolf, too. Did Baby Monitors Really Cause The Internet To Go Down? - [...]
RIoT XIII Demo Night at All Things Open is shaping up to be our biggest RIoT event to date. A big driver of the size of the event is that we'll hit 60+ companies demoing over 100 IoT products. Here's a snapshot of what attendees can expect to see, touch, and feel. It's not too [...]
To grab the presentations from RIoT XII, download the PDF here. Our recap of RIoT XII originally appeared on WRAL Techwire. Autonomous is getting real. Fast. In the last 30 days we’ve seen two major advancements in federal policy governing autonomous vehicles. First, local company PrecisionHawk received Federal Aviation Administration approval to fly drones beyond [...]
Looking for more insight into what you'll hear at RIoT XII - Autonomous Vehicles? Check out these two abstracts from PrecisionHawk and ANSYS Building Big Data Solutions for Drone Data: The New Age of Aerial Information Tyler Collins, VP Airspace Services, PrecisionHawk PrecisionHawk will showcase its LATAS (Low Altitude Traffic and Airspace Safety) safety platform for widespread drone integration. Thousands [...]
We’re humbled and thrilled to be a part of NC IDEA’s first Ecosystem Partner Grant. You can read press about it here. When we first heard of the program, we believed RIoT was an excellent fit. Our community is strong, and aligned together on a common mission of building our IoT ecosystem. After spending time [...]
This article originally appeared on WRALTechwire.com, 08.29.2016 Why did you and Larry decide to hire an executive director? The momentum of the RIoT community and the continued strong interest in Internet of Things brought us to a decision point. We could either focus RIoT on hosting events or make something bigger and more impactful. More [...]
The Internet of Things economy is growing in Charlotte, NC. Last week, over 280 people attended RIoT XI, held at UNC Charlotte’s Center City, to hear about “North Carolina’s IoT Leadership and Charlotte’s Opportunity”. The futuristic Center City building served as an ideal backdrop to the forward thinking discussions by speakers and the conversations between [...]
This post originally ran on The Charlotte Observer. BY RACHEL STONE email@example.com In today’s hyper technology world, everything seems to be connecting to the Internet somehow. A group called the North Carolina Regional Internet of Things (RIoT) is trying to capitalize on this notion. And it’s hosting its first event in Charlotte next week. Still [...]