RFID and Sensor Networks - The Perfect Storm (RFID Europe 2008)

Mr Colin Balfour, Director
Traak Systems Ltd, United Kingdom
Oct 01, 2008.

Presentation Summary

  • How to avoid RFID and sensor network data overload
  • How to deal with the vast volumes of raw data that will be generated
  • How to convert this data into meaningful business information in real-time

Speaker Biography (Colin Balfour)

Colin Balfour is the founder and Managing Director of Traak Systems Ltd. He has over 25 years experience working for a complete spectrum of high technology companies, from small start-ups to large multinationals. With a background in information security and data networking, he formed Traak Systems in 2005.

Company Profile (Traak Systems Ltd.)

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Traak Systems is focussed on delivering high performance complex event processing based solutions for the growing RFID and sensor network markets. By employing highly optimised techniques to process the raw data, we can avoid the potential data overload that can occur when deploying these powerful technologies. Our solutions can help to visualise complex environments such as airports, hospitals and manufacturing plants. With our roots in the University of Edinburgh's top rated School of Informatics, we have access to some of the leading researchers in the UK. We won a prestigious SMART:Scotland Award from the Scottish Government last year in recognition of our core technology and subsequently received investment funding from Braveheart Investment Group. We are a partner of leading companies such as Motorola, Microsoft, Oracle and Ekahau
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