Acting out IoT – A Live Example of How the Internet of Things Works

The RIoT community is quick to say that the Internet of Things is really about people - our innovations, our solutions, our partnerships. But Paul Peterson, Senior Field Applications Engineer with Arrow Electronics, took this a step further yesterday when he had the RIoT community act out an IoT device and network. Different people were [...]

2019-01-25T14:36:57+00:00January 25th, 2019|

Speakers Announced for Intelligent Infrastructures Forum with Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) Feb. 15

Join RIoT and Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) for a half-day workshop event on February 15 in Raleigh, NC. This event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. IIC officially published the speaker list earlier today: Dr. Richard Soley, Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium Tom Snyder, Executive Director, RIoT Wael William Diab, Senior [...]

2019-01-24T01:41:14+00:00January 24th, 2019|

RIoT’s Tom Snyder featured on Supportedly Podcast

RIoT's Executive Director, Tom Snyder, was featured in a recent episode of the Supportedly Podcast. Tune in here: 016 Why Entrepreneurs Need to Adapt to IoT and Emerging Technologies with RIoT Executive Director Tom Snyder Podcast Show Notes Tom joins me today to share how RIoT helps entrepreneurs and business startups learn about the Internet [...]

2019-01-24T01:33:36+00:00January 23rd, 2019|

Potentially lethal phone chargers? RIoT Lunch & Learn focuses on product safety.

Here’s a word of warning before you bargain-hunt your next phone accessory: A 2016 UL technical investigation of 400 fake Apple chargers found that 99 percent failed a basic safety test. All but three of the 400 off-brand chargers were potentially hazardous and 12 “were so poorly designed and constructed that they posed a risk [...]

2019-01-22T01:32:37+00:00January 22nd, 2019|

RIoT launching new podcast series, RIoT Underground

RIoT has always been a grassroots movement—a community-backed network sparking and growing IoT opportunities. In 2019, we'll focus on sharing that energy through a brand-new podcast. Keep an eye out for RIoT Underground, RIoT's new podcast that will feature IoT use cases, leaders and entrepreneurs, startup stories, tech trends, and more. If you are a RIoT [...]

2019-01-11T15:43:43+00:00January 10th, 2019|

Floods, Sleep and Cremation: Introducing the Latest RAP Startups

In 2019, RIoT continues our commitment to support high-potential startups. Entrepreneurs who are pursuing groundbreaking IoT business opportunities are essential parts of growing our ecosystem and further solidify our region as the global center of excellence for IoT. To that end, we are excited to announce the incoming cohort of the RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP). [...]

2019-01-08T20:58:49+00:00January 8th, 2019|

RIoT’s “Internet of Things’s 4.0 economy – what to expect in 2019” featured in WRAL TechWire

Industrial Revolutions don’t happen overnight, but 2018 showed that we are clearly past the hype stage and into the IoT 4.0 economy. Depending on the source, there are between 19 and 24 million connected devices deployed worldwide. Here is RIoT’s assessment of the trends and developments that will be center stage in 2019... Read more [...]

2019-01-04T15:36:39+00:00January 4th, 2019|

Tinkerers and Hackers of IoT: Motor Demos at RIoT Lunch and Learn

Garage experimenters are to thank for tech we love today—after all, Homebrew Computer Club members paved the way from the 1976 Apple I to today's iPhone XS. But there's a big difference in 70's tech and today's devices: most of our modern products are closed. Our laptops are cased in beautiful plastic, and we almost [...]

2019-01-03T20:44:52+00:00January 3rd, 2019|