Mobile Monday Detroit Discusses the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) at April 10th Event

Mobile Technology Association of Michigan’s Detroit Chapter of Mobile Monday Michigan reviews the use of the ‘Internet of Things’ in an Industrial Environment for a wide variety of industries

MobileMondayMichigan-LogoDETROIT, MI – Mobile Monday Detroit will explore the use of the ‘Internet of Things’ in an Industrial environment during its April 10th event at RIIS in Troy, MI. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Specific topics to be discussed by our speakers will include:  ‘The Business Value of IIoT’, ‘Becoming the Premier Digital Industrial Firm’, and ‘IIoT, Changing the Way Manufacturers Innovate, Create & Make Business Decisions’. Speakers for the evening include:

  • Michael S. King, President, Data Analytics Solutions
  • Mike DeBoer, VP/Executive Hub Leader, GE Digital Hub Detroit
  • Jerry Foster, CTO, Plex Systems

IIoT refers to the inter-connectivity of sensors and other smart objects, along with technologies such as big data and machine learning to collect data, analyze it, and make more informed and rapid decisions, either by presenting the data to humans or automatically making changes. IIoT carries with it the promise of increasing efficiencies, reducing downtime, and improving safety for industries such as manufacturing, utilities, transportation, mining, energy, agriculture and more.

The event is free to attend but advance reservations via Meetup ARE REQUIRED in order to attend; make your reservation at http://meetup.com/Mobile-Monday-Detroit. Refreshments will be served courtesy of our host and sponsor, RIIS. Free parking is available onsite.

Mobile Monday Detroit is sponsored by the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) and RIIS.

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About MTAM

MTAM is a non-profit trade association for Michigan’s mobile / wireless (connected) technologies industry and businesses in all industries utilizing those technologies. We are the first state-based mobile/wireless industry trade association in the U.S., and our mission is: • to facilitate conversation/collaboration between varied sectors of the mobile/wireless eco-system; serve as the bridge to enable diverse organizations to understand each other’s perspectives and needs in order to drive new innovation and opportunities involving these technologies; • to increase the use of, and demand for, Michigan-based mobile/wireless technology products and services in-state, nationally and globally; • to increase the productivity and profitability of every industry vertical in Michigan via the use of these technologies; • to create sustainable jobs and increased entrepreneurial opportunities in the state based on the use of these technologies, thereby achieving substantial growth of Michigan’s economy; • and to help the communities we serve via the use of these technologies. We are also the statewide producer of Mobile Monday Michigan – a mobile / wireless industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization based in Finland. Here in Michigan we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 3000+ members statewide.
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