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Guest Post on the MBA in IoT by Jesse Jones

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, [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:37+00:00December 7th, 2016|

RIoT XIII Recap – Raleigh event’s scale, crowd make clear NC is serious IoT player

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 [...]

2018-02-21T04:59:13+00:00November 2nd, 2016|

The Photo Recap of RIoT XIII

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. [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:38+00:00October 27th, 2016|

RIoT XIII Shapes Up As Largest RIoT Event Ever

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 [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:38+00:00October 24th, 2016|

RIoT & Bright Wolf in Huffington Post

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? - [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:38+00:00October 24th, 2016|

RIoT XIII Demo Companies at All Things Open

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 [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:38+00:00October 18th, 2016|

RIoT XII Recap & Presentations

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 [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:38+00:00September 23rd, 2016|

More Detail on RIoT XII Speakers

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 [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:38+00:00September 16th, 2016|

RIoT Awarded NC IDEA Ecosystem Grant

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 [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:38+00:00September 8th, 2016|

RIoT Hires Tom Snyder as Executive Director

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 [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:38+00:00August 29th, 2016|

The Charlotte RIoT Recap

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 [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:38+00:00August 10th, 2016|

Charlotte Observer Promotes RIoT XI

This post originally ran on The Charlotte Observer. BY RACHEL STONE restone@charlotteobserver.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 [...]

2016-07-28T14:50:59+00:00July 28th, 2016|

Internet of Things event coming to Charlotte next month

This post originally appeared on Charlotte Business Journal. The Internet of Things is coming to Charlotte. NC RIoT, a network of technologists, engineers, entrepreneurs and professional tinkerers, is hosting an event in the Queen City for the first time August 2. NC RoIT recently hosted an event at the Durham Bulls' stadium Tom Snyder, executive [...]

2018-02-14T04:33:38+00:00July 26th, 2016|