The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

Spin Dance Offers IoT Symposium May 6 In Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS - The journey to a successful IoT strategy is not without its challenges, including only 15 percent of business leaders who believe their initial IoT projects were successful. SpinDance invites you to buck that trend by joining the company for its 2nd annual IoT symposium on May 6, at Prince Conference Center at

By |2019-04-11T21:22:40-04:00April 11th, 2019|IoT|

IoT Tech Connect Track: Technology as a Service

ROYAL OAK - IoT Tech Connect co-Producer Rick Beckers talks about the track his company, XaaS1.Com, is showcasing at IoT Tech Connect April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. It focuses on how to delivery Technology as a Service. Rick Beckers Session 1: 2:00 to 2:45 p.m.   Business ROI for TaaS in a Tight IT

By |2019-04-08T09:48:06-04:00April 7th, 2019|IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

IoT Tech Connect Track: Unity Presents How 3D Technologies Are Shaping Our Future

ROYAL OAK - Greg Melling, Sr. Business Development Manager, Mobility and Defense, Unity Technologies, will offer a real-time 3D Development Platform and Professional Services track at IoT Tech Connect April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely-used 3D development platform. Its technology fuels collaboration, simulation, and visualization

By |2019-04-07T17:03:48-04:00April 7th, 2019|IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

IoT Tech Connect Panel: How To Pitch An Angel Investor

ROYAL OAK - If you are an entrepreneur, how do you pitch an Angel Investor? That will be the topic of a panel discussion April 29 during IoT Tech Connect. On that panel will be Lauren Hoffman from Woodward Angels and Rock Ventures. She is joined on this podcast by Grand Angels President Tim Parker.

By |2019-04-07T16:43:41-04:00April 7th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

IoT Tech Connect Tracks Explained: IoT 101, Angel Investors, Social Media, Futuristic 3D Technology

ROYAL OAK – On M2 Techcast April 1 the focus is on the IoT Tech Connect Conference April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. Mike Brennan, co-host of M2 Techcast, is co-producer of the day-long event that will highlight IoT in Southeast Michigan. Rick Beckers, the other event co-producer, will discuss two of the tracks

By |2019-04-03T16:53:48-04:00April 1st, 2019|Entrepreneurs, IoT|

StartupNation CEO Sloan To Help Judge China-Government Backed InnoSTARS Competition

DETROIT - Jeff Sloan, Co-Founder and CEO of StartupNation, has agreed to help judge the China-government backed InnoSTARS competition April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. Deadline to apply is April 15. StartupNation attracts, inspires and empowers aspiring entrepreneurs by providing the knowledge and resources necessary to start a business. From dreaming to doing, we

By |2019-04-02T20:10:34-04:00March 31st, 2019|Entrepreneurs, IoT|

InnoSTARS Opens Competition To Any IoT Company Interested In China Market

DETROIT – A few changes have been made to the Chinese-government backed InnoSTARS competition that is coming to Detroit April 29, part of the IoT TechConnect conference at the Michigan Science Center. Modifications in the rules now have opened the quarter final competition to any Michigan or Ontario, Canada, company interested in the China market, not just

By |2019-03-30T11:17:42-04:00March 30th, 2019|Featured, IoT|

Inventor Dean Kamen To Keynote Plex IIoT Conference

TROY—Plex Systems, the Troy-based developer of manufacturing management software,  announced that inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen, founder of FIRST Robotics and president of Deka Research & Development Corp., will keynote PowerPlex 2019, the company’s annual user conference. PowerPlex will bring together 1,200 global manufacturing leaders to discuss advancements in cloud enterprise software, ERP, MES, and Industrial IoT. This year’s

By |2019-03-29T10:55:43-04:00March 29th, 2019|IoT|

Robotic Farming Latest Roush Enterprises Venture

LIVONIA—Self-driving robots are coming to the world’s farms. At least, that’s the goal of a new partnership between the Livonia-based engineering and prototyping firm Roush and FarmWise, a San Francisco-based agricultural technology developer. The two companies announced Wednesday that they will collaborate to develop and test autonomous vegetable weeders in Michigan. The initial contract between FarmWise and Roushincludes the development

By |2019-03-28T17:49:03-04:00March 28th, 2019|IoT|

Backstage Capital Managing Director Wheat To Judge InnoSTARS IoT Pitch Competition

DETROIT - Monica Wheat, Managing Director of Backstage Capital, has joined the judging panel for the Chinese-government backed InnoSTARS competition that concludes the day-long IoT Tech Connect Conference April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. The Detroit InnoSTARS quarter finals are open for applicants until April 15. Ten companies will be selected to pitch to

By |2019-03-24T19:06:01-04:00March 24th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, IoT|