Mr Ian Morris, Principal Applications Engineer
o What technologies exist today for connecting devices in the home
o What considerations should you give priority to making a device smart (power, range, sensing, etc.)
o Why securing these connected devices becomes more important as more data is shared and best practices for securing your home automation devices
Speaker Biography (Ian Morris)
Ian Morris is the Principal Applications Engineer for RF Connectivity Solutions at NXP Semiconductors. He has over 10 years experience of hardware and software development for embedded systems and nearly 5 years experience of microcontroller-based design using wireless sensor networking protocols such as IEEE 802.15.4, ZigBee, JenNet-IP and 6lowpan for a wide range of IoT applications including Active RFID, RF remote control, Smart Grid / Smart Metering (AMI/AMR), Asset Tracking, RTLS and Intelligent Lighting.
Company Profile (NXP Semiconductors)
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The electronics industry is being driven by four mega trends that are helping shape our society: Energy Efficiency, Connected Devices, Security and Health. Connecting to these trends and enabling Secure Connections for a Smarter World, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) creates solutions for the Connected Car, Cyber Security, Portable & Wearable and the Internet of Things. Through our innovations, customers across a wide variety of industries - including automotive, security, connected devices, lighting, industrial and infrastructure - are able to differentiate their products through features, cost of ownership and/or time-to-market.