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RIoT Brings Cybersecurity Discussion to DC, Talks Government IoT Projects and Data Privacy

The Internet of Things (IoT) — both the promise of the future and the biggest vulnerability of the data age. Collecting data about everyone and everything through IoT can create a higher resolution picture of the world. But that same picture can expose individuals’ data, potentially sacrificing privacy and security for government intel or corporate [...]

2019-09-20T20:47:47+00:00September 20th, 2019|

Meet the Speakers for RIoT XXXVII

From cybersecurity initiatives to smart city pilot projects, Washington DC's IoT ecosystem is thriving. And this week, RIoT is hosting RIoT XXXVI: Civic, Military, & Government and IoT in DC, to hear from the innovators who are driving the 4th Industrial Revolution in the capital city. Meet the speakers for RIoT XXXVII, hosted Tuesday, September 17th in [...]

2019-09-17T18:29:20+00:00September 17th, 2019|

Standing in Pendo’s Growing Shadow, Raleigh’s Candidates for Mayor Describe City “at a Crossroads”

Innovate Raleigh’s meet-the-candidates forum was held Tuesday, August 15th at Pendo’s Fayetteville Street office. The six potential mayors spoke in unison about one theme: Raleigh is at a crossroads.  Caroline Sullivan, a former Wake County commissioner, said residents were at a “crossroads for our future.” Justin Sutton, a 30-year-old procurement attorney for the state of [...]

2019-08-26T14:28:54+00:00August 26th, 2019|

Tom Snyder featured on Spaces and Places podcast with Site 1001

Spaces and Places is the podcast about how Site 1001 uses AI to revolutionize buildings. Site 1001's platform helps property owners and operators lower costs, improve performance and increase value. Join us for their latest episode, Spaces and Places Podcast: Everything is Connected with Tom Snyder, featuring RIoT's Executive Director Tom Snyder. Spaces and Places [...]

2019-07-24T18:27:56+00:00July 24th, 2019|

Representing RIoT at SelectUSA Summit 2019 in DC

Had a chance this morning to speak on a panel with four ecosystem drivers from across the US. The best part? Afterward, an entrepreneur from Romania approached and shared that his startup was relocating to the US. He said that after our panel, he was considering Raleigh. "We need app developers, UX people," he said, [...]

2019-07-01T20:08:50+00:00June 10th, 2019|

Meet Your Pitch Night Judges

A panel of all-star judges will select the next winner of the RIoT Championship Belt. Join us at Marbles Kids Museum on April 10th for the second RIoT Accelerator Program II (RAP) Pitch Night! This event is FREE but pre-registration is required.  THE JUDGES: A panel of all-star judges will select the next winner of the RIoT Championship Belt, including: Eva [...]

2019-07-01T20:14:43+00:00April 9th, 2019|

RIoT Tackles Sports/Entertainment IoT Topic in Atlanta – RECAP

Addressing a crowd of over 100 participants and exhibitors, three speakers highlighted how disruptive tech is changing the face of the sports & entertainment industries. RIoT XXXIII was held at Atlanta Tech Village on Tuesday night, and topics included: Recapping the flexible network that powered the Atlanta Super Bowl Looking at tech that will impact [...]

2019-07-01T20:14:58+00:00March 29th, 2019|

RIoT Underground in SXSW – Podcast episode about SX and IoT

RIoT Underground is a podcast about innovators changing the world with disruptive technology. What better place to talk about that than Austin during SXSW? But to bring RIoT Studios to Austin, we needed some help. We partnered with Amplify Philly and their production team at Mid Atlantic FX, recording a four-person podcast episode on the [...]

2019-07-01T20:15:18+00:00March 12th, 2019|

RIoT Underground Podcast Hits 200 Plays in 1st Week!

The RIoT Underground podcast has been live a WEEK and we’ve had almost 200 PLAYS. Thanks, RIoT community! If you haven’t tuned in yet, binge now - episode #5 is out today. In RIoT Underground’s short, topic-focused episodes, we talk tech and ideas from innovators who are changing the world with disruptive technology. If you [...]

2019-07-01T20:17:48+00:00March 7th, 2019|

RIoT at SXSW: #Raleigh2SXSW Features Tom Snyder as SXSW Panel Moderator

Tom Snyder is leading the How IoT is Shaping the Future of Cities panel at SXSW on MAR 9, 2019 | 12:30PM – 1:30PM, presented by Amplify Philly MODERATOR: TOM SNYDER, RIoT SPEAKERS DON COLEMAN, Chariot Solutions MAIA OTTENSTEIN, Thomas Jefferson University / Jefferson Health Adam Covati, Bandwidth The Internet of Things has been part of manufacturing, [...]

2019-07-01T20:18:09+00:00March 7th, 2019|

Media Coverage for RIoT-Supported Startups

Four local startups pitched their products in front of a panel of Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) judges at a pitch competition hosted by RIoT at HQ Raleigh on Tuesday evening. In the end, BruVue, a platform that provides real-time tracking of inventory and beer keg levels for bar managers, won first prize: a small industry membership with IIC. More [...]

2019-07-01T20:19:43+00:00February 17th, 2019|

Demystifying the Patent Process, with John Sotomayor of SotoIP

John Sotomayor of SotoIP hears the same question a lot: "Can you take a look at my app and see if it's patentable?" John discussed the patent process at RIoT's most recent Lunch & Learn. He was realistic about the process - stressing that the most important question isn’t necessarily whether something is patentable or [...]

2019-07-01T20:20:51+00:00February 12th, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-07-01T20:24:12+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 [...]

2019-07-01T20:24:31+00:00January 24th, 2019|

Supportedly Podcast: “Why Entrepreneurs Need to Adapt to IoT and Emerging Technologies”

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 [...]

2019-07-01T20:25:43+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 [...]

2019-07-01T20:26:14+00:00January 10th, 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 [...]

2019-07-01T20:29:05+00:00January 3rd, 2019|

RIoT Partners with NC State Product Innovation Lab, Highlights Students’ Startup Concepts

RIoT and NC State's student showcase event was yesterday evening, and the innovative graduate student teams were profiled in today's WRAL TechWire post. "In partnership with RIoT, a crowd packed The Cannon Room in downtown Raleigh on Tuesday night to check out the latest class projects, with attendees given 'investor dollars' to invest in preferred [...]

2019-07-01T20:29:28+00:00December 19th, 2018|

$10 Million Worth of Pitch Deck Advice – Today’s RIoT Lunch & Learn with The Launch Place

According to Kelly Fitzgerald, Marketing Manager at The Launch Place, some advice for creating pitch decks is painfully obvious: Make it crystal clear what your company does. Be explicit about the problem you're solving—why would people trade money for what you offer? And most important—be direct about your ask. What do you need? How will [...]

2019-07-01T20:30:06+00:00November 29th, 2018|