The Role of Sensor Fusion in the Internet of Things (IoT) (Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2013)

Mr Kaivan Karimi, Sr Product Marketing Manager
Freescale Semiconductor
United States


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Presentation Summary

  • The next evolution of sensors - sensor fusion
  • Sensor fusion enabling context-awareness
  • Internet of Things and potential and implications of sensor fusion
  • Expansion in the delivery of context-aware services, and privacy issues

Speaker Biography (Kaivan Karimi)

Kaivan Karimi is the Executive Director of Global Strategy and Business Development for the Microcontroller group at Freescale Semiconductor. In this role, he is responsible for defining and driving the technology, product and business strategies related to the Internet of Things. He has authored multiple white papers and blogs and has presented at multiple forums, and is the spokesperson and subject matter expert for all IoT related activities.
Kaivan has been with Freescale for more than nine years serving in a variety of leadership roles, including leading the cellular handset wireless product management and networking baseband processing groups, and serving as the head of Corporate Development. Kaivan has more than 19 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He has a Master of Sciences in Electrical Engineering from Florida Atlantic University and a Master of Business Administration from Baylor University.

Company Profile (Freescale)

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