28.08.15

IFA TecWatch Forum to Focus on the Smart Home and IoT

The use of mobile media, the Internet of Things and the Smart Home Startup Day – those are the topics of the IFA TecWatch Forum on 5 Sept...

The use of mobile media, the Internet of Things and the Smart Home Startup Day – those are the topics of the IFA TecWatch Forum on 5 September 2015. This year’s TecWatch programme features 80 exhibitors and partners from 15 countries, including from the US, France, the UK, Netherlands, Japan and Israel, as well as some 45 startups whose exhibits will be the focus of individual theme days. IFA TecWatch in Hall 11.1 will present the ideas for the markets of tomorrow. The IFA Innovation Exchange brings together researchers, young entrepreneurs, industry representatives and retailers, enabling a dynamic transfer of knowledge, information and business ideas. From 4 to 9 September the TecWatch Forum - the TecWatch programme of papers at IFA - will discuss the latest industry topics with international guests. Saturday, 5 September 2015 10.30 a.m. Use of mobile media and convergence Introduction and moderation: Dr. Helmut Stein 11.30 a.m. Open source on the Internet of Things: Freedom for devices Philip DesAutels, senior director, IoT, AllSeen Alliance Language: English 12 noon Conquering the Internet of Things: From a market opportunity to economic reality Niall Murphy, Founder & CEO, EVRYTHNG Language: English 12.30 p.m. James, the invisible butler: the smart home fulfils your every wish – just ask! Martin Versper, CEO, digitalSTROM AG 1 p.m. Ultra HD & UHDTV Panel discussion with Dr. Michael Sichler (managing director, pearl.tv) Hanno Basse (Fox, Ultra HD Alliance) Holger Wenk, Deutsche TV-Plattform, wenk@tv-plattform.de Introduction and moderation: Stephan Heimbecher, Sky Deutschland, member of the board of Deutsche TV-Plattform 2 p.m. EWF – public warnings via digital radio Olaf Korte, group director, Broadcast Applications, Fraunhofer IIS 2.30 to 6 p.m. Smart Home Startup Day IFA will take place on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds (ExpoCenter City) from 4 to 9 September 2015. www.ifa-tecwatch.de