Podcasts.

The IoT Spotlight Podcast shares insight from 225 technology experts and business leaders.

Do you have a digital transformation project you'd like to discuss?
Fill out our contact form

Filters
  • (49)
  • (39)
  • (37)
  • (28)
  • (27)
  • (22)
  • (21)
  • (16)
  • (13)
  • (10)
  • (4)
  • (2)
  • (1)
  • View all 13 Technologies
  • (6)
  • (4)
  • (4)
  • (3)
  • (3)
  • (3)
  • (3)
  • (3)
  • (3)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • View all 144 Suppliers
Follow us:
Selected Filters
225 podcasts
Sort by:
Ep. 183
Making 5G NB-IoT Connectivity Affordable by Satellite
Jaume Sanpera, CEO & Co-founder of Sateliot
Thursday, Jul 13, 2023

In this episode, Erik talked with Jaume Sanpera, CEO and co-founder of Sateliot. Sateliot is the first satellite communication service provider that will offer satellite IoT connectivity.  

In this talk, Erik discussed why 85% of the earth remains unserved by terrestrial networks and how modern satellites can bring affordable connectivity to remote NB-IoT devices. He also explored the factors influencing satellite connectivity cost structure, including satellite manufacturing, launch, radio technology, and service contract structure. 

Key Questions: 

  • What is the cost trend for connecting an IoT device via satellite? 
  • How does performance differ with satellite versus terrestrial communication? 
  • What are the big use cases in satellite IoT connectivity? 
Read more
Ep. 182
Bringing Open Standards to Semiconductor Design
Jack Kang, Senior VP of Business Development and Customer Experience, SiFive
Wednesday, Jul 05, 2023

This week, we interviewed Jack Kang, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Customer Experience at SiFive. SiFive brings RISC V software and Silicon experts together to innovate with the modern software-driven approach to semiconductors. 

In this episode, we talked about the importance of the RISC V open standard for semiconductors to provide design freedom, vendor choice, and long-term tech stack flexibility. We also explored how companies, from automotive OEMs to wearable device manufacturers, are different in their products with custom designs on open standards. 

Key Questions: 

  • What is the international standard behind RISC-V technology? 
  • Who are the big contributors to RISC-V instruction set standards? 
  • How do you see the future of RISC-V in the coming years? 
Read more
Ep. 181
Manufacturing Tech Venture Building
Renan Devillieres, founder & CEO, OSS Ventures.
Tuesday, Jun 27, 2023

In this episode, we talked with Renan Devillieres, founder and CEO of OSS Ventures. OSS Ventures is a start-up studio that invests in the future of factory operations. They ideate, test, build and invest in great ideas to change the future of manufacturing.

In this talk, we discussed the role of start-ups in shaping the future of manufacturing and specific areas of breakthrough in this industry. We also covered the best practices for building a new venture like opportunity identification, product-market fit validation, and recruiting a leadership team. 

Key Questions:

  • What is the current status of digital technology adoption in manufacturing?
  • What are the challenges in finding the right technology providers, companies, and founders in manufacturing?
  • What are the challenges for corporate ventures trying to explore areas outside their domain expertise?
Read more
Ep. 179
Bridging the gap between consumers and factories
Leonard Marano, President of the Americas, Lectra
Monday, Jun 05, 2023

In this episode, we talked with Leonard Marano, President of the Americas at Lectra. Lectra provides Industry 4.0 solutions to bridge the gap between the consumer and the factory bringing precision and flexibility to the design to production process.

In this talk, we discussed market trends driving Industry 4.0 adoption including mass customization, sustainability, nearshoring, and workforce shortages. We also explored how manufacturing in the fashion industry is evolving its supply chains to differentiate quality, cost, and speed to market.

Key Questions: 

●      How does mass customization affect the current market trends?

●      What factors affect people to invest more in technologies that promote sustainability?

●      How do nearshoring and workforce shortages drive automation?

Read more
Ep. 178
Replicate human decision making in industrial environments with Autonomous AI
Bryan DeBois, Director of Industrial AI, RoviSys
Monday, May 29, 2023

This week, we interviewed Bryan DeBois, director of Industrial AI at RoviSys. RoviSys is a global system integrator that applies the most effective methods for building, analyzing, improving, and maintaining complex autonomous systems.

In this episode, we talk about the concept of autonomous AI that integrates deep reinforcement learning based on machine data with machine teaching based on the main expertise and improvement through simulation. We also explored the industrial landscape broadly, including the cost structure, ROI targets, use cases, cloud strategy, and emerging technologies like GPT4.

Key Questions:

●      What is autonomous AI?

●      What is the status of industrial AI in the S-curve of artificial intelligence?

●      What are the use cases that are fit for autonomous AI?

●      What is the cost structure for autonomous AI?

Read more
Ep. 180
How to simplify the path from industrial AI pilot to scale
Matt Oberdorfer, Founder & CEO, Embassy of Things
Wednesday, Jun 14, 2023

In this episode, we talked with Matt Oberdorfer, founder and CEO of Embassy of Things. Embassy of Things enables industrial enterprises to modernize and build their own operational cloud historians, industrial digital twins, and data lakes.

In this talk, we discussed how to modernize industrial data architecture to resolve development bottlenecks and simplify the path from a pilot scale. We also explored the application of generative AI to the industrial environment. 

Key Questions:

  • What is your perspective on the human or organizational element as a bottleneck to moving from POC to scale?
  • What is the architectural element for industrial data and industrial AI?
  • What is the difference between generic AI and generative AI?
Read more
Ep. 177
How to automate on premise data center workflows
Rob Hirschfeld, CEO & founder, RackN
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

In this episode, we talked with Rob Hirschfeld, CEO and founder of RackN. RackN connects the tools people use to manage infrastructure to workflow pipelines through seamless automation across IT systems, platforms, and applications.

In this episode, we discussed the challenges of operating on-premise data centers and the need to automate processes as companies adopt edge computing. We also explored the development during the past 25 years of data center evolution, what has improved, and where we still need progress. 

Key Questions:

  • What are the challenges nowadays for cloud infrastructure? 
  • How have IoT and data centers evolved over the past 25 years? 
  • How do companies adapt to edge computing?
Read more
Ep. 176
Transforming healthcare productivity with RTLS
Scott Hondros, Vice President of Professional Services, CenTrak
Tuesday, May 09, 2023

In this week's episode, we interviewed Scott Hondros, Vice President of Professional Services at CenTrak. CenTrak helps healthcare facilities create a safe, and efficient healthcare environment through the deployment of industry-leading real-time location systems.

In this episode, we discussed how healthcare providers use IoT systems data to increase productivity, reduce operating costs and transform patient care. We also talked about machine-learning adoption to generate insights into asset utilization and the potential for the adoption of generative AI to create speech-based user interfaces.

Key Questions:

  • Do you see people experimenting with a new business model around RTLS?
  • What is the stakeholder relationship for large healthcare facilities?
  • What is the future of voice-based interfaces for the healthcare industry?
Read more
Ep. 175
How AI co-pilots are transforming the factory floor
Artem Kroupenev, Head of Strategy, Augury
Friday, May 05, 2023

For today's episode, we talked with Artem Kroupenev, Head of Strategy for Augury. Augury uses AI to detect machine failures before they occur by empowering the largest process manufacturers to integrate AI into their daily operations.

In this talk, we discussed how AI co-pilots transform the factory floor by guiding maintenance, quality, and production decisions with highly accurate diagnostics. We also explored the impact of GPT-4 and other large language models on how manufacturers use unstructured information and build more convenient user interfaces.

Key Questions:

  • How would you apply AI and machine learning to the manufacturing environment?
  • What does the journey look like for AI integration in industrial and manufacturing in the coming years?
  • How do you work with unstructured information to build more convenient user interfaces?

 

Read more
Ep. 174
The future of low-code DevOp
Cory O'Daniel, CEO & Co-founder, Massdriver
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2023

In this episode, we talked to Cory O'Daniel, CEO and co-founder at Massdriver. Massdriver helps engineers deploy best-practice cloud architectures with integrated observability and security without being a DevOps expert.

In this talk, we discussed the evolution of DevOps and cloud computing and why traditional DevOps practices don't work well for many start-ups today. We also explored the promise of generative AI to alien DevOps programming.

Key Questions:

What industries are mostly involved in DevOps programming?

What are the improvements needed for DevOps nowadays?

How do you see the democratization of access to AI evolve right now?

Read more
Ep. 173
How can you transition from passive to active safety
Francesco Sammartini, Managing Director, Advanced Microwave Engineering (AME)
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2023

This week, we interviewed Francesco Sammartini, Managing Director of Advanced Microwave Engineering (AME). AME provides end-to-end active safety solutions based on proprietary technology that helps companies achieve the highest level of safety for workers while maintaining operational efficiency.

In this episode, we discussed the transition from passive safety, or minimizing damage, to active safety focused on using intelligent systems to avoid dangers. We also explored the importance of a customer-centric approach in industrial environments to ensure that solutions that are designed for the needs of end-users and business processes.

Key Questions:

  • What to look forward to in an active safety transition for companies?
  • What are the solutions offered to meet the needs of end-users in industrial environments?
  • What do you look forward to in new technology development, especially in using intelligent systems for active safety?
Read more
Ep. 172
Building an affordable and scalable IoT network
Johan Stokking, CTO & Co-founder, The Things Industries
Tuesday, Apr 04, 2023

This week, we interviewed Johan Stokking, CTO and co-founder of The Things Industries. The Things Industries is the industry renown expert that provides an integrated chain of LoRaWAN products and services to help companies start building secured end-to-end solutions for themselves and their customers. 

In this episode, we discussed the value proposition of LoRaWAN and why it has survived and thrived in the fiercely competitive connectivity ecosystem. We also explored the business project behind the pricing models and why simplicity and transparency are critical for operators of large device fleets. 

 

Key Questions:  

  • What is the development progress of LoRaWAN been since then?
  • What are the factors that contributed to the success of LoRaWAN?  
  • How do you break down the capabilities and processes around the LoRaWAN platform?
  • How do you come up with the pricing model for your business? 
Read more
Ep. 171
Integrating operations and IT to secure medical devices
Shankar Somasundaram, Founder & CEO, Asimily
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023

Our guest for this week is Shankar Somasundaram, founder and CEO of Asimily. Asimily is a medical IoT risk mediation platform that holistically secures mission-critical healthcare devices through inventory detection, cybersecurity management, and procurement to operation support.

In this episode, we discussed the unique challenges in securing the healthcare environment, from heterogeneous device fleets to the broad attack landscape and complex regulations. We also explored the importance of integrating operations in IT that can impact medical device performance.

Key Questions:

  • What areas need focus for cybersecurity companies to address new threats in the market?
  • How do you address the need to secure a hybrid and home healthcare environment?
  • Where does the liability lie for cybersecurity issues in the healthcare industry?
Read more
Ep. 170
Affordable global coverage from space
Tarun Gupta, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, Skylo Technologies
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2023

This week, we interviewed Tarun Gupta, co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Skylo Technologies. Skylo provides cost-effective coverage from space across the world by building an ecosystem of satellite operators, cellular providers, and technology partners. 

We talked about IoT and consumer use cases for the satellite that matured today, as well as the trends that will continue to drive adoption in the coming years. We also explored the importance of simplicity as end-users begin to expect universal connectivity. 

Key Questions:  

  • When did the transition to having cost-effective satellite connectivity start to impact the market? 
  • What changes do you expect in switching from a 4G network to a satellite connection? 
  • What is the future of satellite technology for people who wants cost-effectiveness and simplicity in universal connectivity?  
Read more
Ep. 169
API security for modern software services
Pat Clawson, Chairman & CEO, Resurface Labs
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2023

In this episode, we talked with Pat Clawson, chairman and CEO of Resurface Labs. Resurface Labs is a data-driven API security service that uses continuous API scanning to detect and respond to the attack in real-time. 

We talked about the growing importance of APIs in modern software architecture and the challenges companies face in managing hundreds or thousands of APIs. We also explored the unique challenges in API security, such as broken object-level authorization, API parameter tampering, session hacking, and other exploit types. 

Key Questions:

●      What are the problems to solve in terms of API security service?

●      Why are existing security systems, like Firewalls and API gateway, insufficient to defend the API network?

●      What does the unknown zone leading to the attack surface indicate, as shown in the graph? (Please insert the link of the graph mentioned on the podcast)

●      What are the focus areas in API security for modern software services?

Read more
Ep. 168
What is the workplace of the future
Stefan Schwab, CEO, Enlighted
Monday, Mar 06, 2023

In this episode, we talked with Stefan Schwab, CEO of Enlighted. Enlighted is a leading, human-centered prop-tech provider of IoT solutions for space optimization, building management, business productivity, and sustainability. 

In this talk, we discussed the two megatrends that are reshaping the office today, the need for a hybrid workforce and the drive for sustainable building operations. We also talked about the long tail of use cases that leverage sensor data to improve employee productivity, track assets, and improve visibility into operations. 

Key Questions: 

  • How do you balance the stakeholders' priorities with business sustainability?   
  • What are the focus areas in portfolio development for analytics tools? 
  • How would you help the company to entice employees to return to the office?   
  • What is the future of the workplace that excites you the most?   
Read more
Ep. 167
Entering the era of AI super tools
Gabriel Rene, CEO, Verses
Monday, Feb 27, 2023

This week we interviewed Gabriel Rene, CEO of Verses. Verses is the company behind KOSM, the world's first network operating system for distributed intelligence.

In this episode, we discussed the coming explosion of AI-based super-tools built on the converging maturation of AI, IoT, robotics, and AR, like ChatGPT. We also explored the challenges facing this technology development, ranging from the need to lay a strong rules-based foundation to build safe AI to engage with governments and integration with legacy business systems.

Key Questions:

  • How do we get the industry actively involved in creating solutions before the problem emerges?
  • What is the future of society with a handful of systems developed by AI, Google, and entrepreneurs? 
  • What are the human, regulatory, and business challenges for AI super tools?
Read more
Ep. 165
Rethink packing with smart 3D packing APIs
James Malley, Co-Founder & CEO, Paccurate
Monday, Feb 20, 2023

In this episode, we talked with James Malley, co-founder and CEO of Paccurate. Paccurate provides containerization technology to the supply chain community that reduces cost, waste, and carbon consumption.

We discussed how trends toward higher product mix e-commerce and sustainability awareness impact packaging and shipping. We also explore how smart 3D packing APIs are used to upgrade existing WMS and TMS systems to reduce shipping and labor costs.  

Key Questions:

●      How are decisions in packaging and shipping affected by sustainability?

●      What does the solution process look like for smart 3D packing API?

●      What is the interface look like for your customers in WMS and TMS systems?

●      How do you calculate ROI for packaging solutions?

Read more
Ep. 164
How to collaborate over real-time operational data
Krzysztof Malicki, Founder & CEO, TrustedTwin
Friday, Feb 17, 2023

This week, our guest is Krzysztof Malicki, founder and CEO of TrustedTwin. TrustedTwin is an API-first solution for sharing real-time operation data with multiple partners powered by digital twins to build processes and enable services.

In this episode, we discussed the technical and business challenges in collaborating with operational data, including ownership, access, and ledger tracking. We also talked about the importance of data sharing to enable new solutions in business models like device services and data federation for platform plays.

Key Questions:

●      What are the essential elements of sharing operation data with your partners?

●      What are the functionalities of digital twin technology?

●      What are the two main types of customers that are using the platform?

●      What are the technical and legal challenges in operational data?

Read more