RFID Journal Virtual Event

Virtual Events Jul 23, 2019

Internet of Things 2019

July 23, 11:00 am - July 23, 2019, 1:00 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a broad term being used to cover technologies that give network connectivity to everyday objects, from wearable computers to common products. What’s behind all the excitement about the Internet of Things? How will companies benefit from IoT technologies? This virtual event will feature case studies from early adopters. Learn how to overcome technical, user and governmental challenges, and how to create effective business models using the power of the Internet of Things.


23 Jul, 2019 11:00 am
Welcome and Introduction
23 Jul, 2019 11:05 am
Creating Business Value by Enabling the Internet of Things

Radio frequency identification and RF sensors are one way in which companies can link things—assets, products, inventories and environments—to the internet. Learn how RFID technologies are being added to products to enhance their functionality by connecting them to the internet, and how RFID and sensors are being employed to make environments smarter and more responsive. In addition, hear what strategies leading-edge companies are employing to take advantage of the emerging Internet of Things.

23 Jul, 2019 11:45 am
The Internet of Things and Its Impact on Security and Privacy

While there are many potential benefits to the Internet of Things, the potential risks are significant. Privacy implications for individuals include unlawful surveillance, active intrusion in private life and data profiling. Two key issues are who has access to the devices and how the information they collect is shared. For businesses, the largest threats are access control, client privacy and data compromise. Gain an understanding of why security has to be engineered early in the development of Internet-connected devices. Hear how the federal government is developing new regulations and laws to secure critical infrastructure.

23 Jul, 2019 12:20 pm
Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things

Wearable technology has recently been in the news, especially in the areas of smart wristbands aimed at the fitness market and in eyewear. Beyond providing users with real-time data about their athletic performance or an extended view of the world, wearable technologies are a fundamental part of the “Internet of things”. Learn how one company is successfully using sensor-equipped “things” to communicate with one another in significant, practical ways.

23 Jul, 2019 12:55 pm
Closing Remarks