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The Connected Home—Is It Closer Than You Think?

The term “Internet of Things” (IoT) has been bandied about for years, but are we really getting any closer to the connected home becoming a reality? This IDT webinar will focus on two technologies—sensors and wireless power—that are key to making the seamlessly connected home a reality.



Originally presented: March 29, 2017
Duration: 1 hour
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Overview

The term "Internet of Things" (IoT) has been bandied about for years, but, rather than living in the homes of the future, most of us are still living in homes of the past. But recent advances in technology have put the connected home within reach-a home where the technology we depend on daily is integrated seamlessly throughout the house. The smartphone rang in a new era of technology, enabling consumers to essentially carry a personal computer in their pockets. With the latest advances in power management and sensing, we move to the next level as we eye a broad new set of applications that can benefit from today's advanced technologies. IDT's webinar, "The Connected Home-Is it Closer Than You Think?" will focus on these two technologies-sensors and wireless power-that are key to making the seamlessly connected home a reality. Attendees will learn about where the technology stands today, where it's headed tomorrow, and the numerous applications that will benefit from their integration.

Key Take-Aways

  • Learn the role wireless power-already widely used in smartphones-can play throughout the house, with benefits that extend far beyond the inherent convenience.
  • Understand the types of miniaturized sensors that can be integrated in a wide variety of applications throughout the house.
  • Discover where the technologies are now, and what will be available in the near future.

Speakers

Dave Simpson, Director of Marketing for Consumer Sensing, Integrated Device Technology

Dave Simpson is Director of Marketing for Consumer Sensing. Dave is focused on enabling environmental & health sensor solutions in wearable, smartphone and smart home products.

Laurence McGarry, Director of Marketing for IDT’s Wireless Power Division, Integrated Device Technology

Laurence McGarry is Director of Marketing for IDT's Wireless Power Division. He joined IDT in 2015, bringing with him over 25 years of experience working in the power management and semiconductor industries.