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American DG Energy Reports Third Quarter 2012 Financial Performance

Current backlog increases to 39 energy systems compared to 8 systems a year ago

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American DG Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADGE), a leading On-Site Utility, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and athletic facilities, reported energy revenues of $1,337,831 in the third quarter of 2012, compared to $1,389,159 in the third quarter of 2011.

Total revenues were $1,400,255 in the third quarter of 2012, compared to $1,418,411 in the third quarter of 2011. GAAP diluted loss per share (EPS) was $(0.03) in the third quarter of 2012, compared to $(0.02) in the third quarter of 2011, and GAAP operating loss including EuroSite Power Inc. was $(900,282) in the third quarter of 2012, compared to operating loss of $(1,132,620) in the third quarter of 2011.

Major Highlights:

Operations

  • We operated 90 energy systems compared to 79 in the third quarter of 2011.
  • Our current backlog consists of 39 energy systems compared to 8 in the third quarter of 2011.
  • We reached agreements with the following properties:
    • Luna Park Housing Corporation in Brooklyn, New York – to provide five 100 kW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems and five hot water heaters for their domestic hot water.
    • Cumberland County Jail, Portland, Maine – to provide two 75 kW CHP systems and produce space heat, hot water and electricity within the County Jail complex.
    • Doral Arrowwood Hotel Conference Center, Rye Brook, New York – to provide two 450-ton chillers for their central plant cooling systems.
    • Wentworth Club, Surrey, United Kingdom – to provide two 100 kW CHP systems at the Tennis & Health Club and at the main Clubhouse.
    • Best Western, Cedar Court Hotel, Harrogate, United Kindgom – to provide a 100 kW CHP system to produce electricity, heating and domestic hot water; Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa, York, United Kingdom – to provide a 100 kW CHP system to produce electricity, heating and domestic hot water. 
    • Roko Health Clubs, in Chiswick, Gillingham, Nottingham and Portsmouth, United Kingdom – to provide four 100 kW CHP systems to produce electricity, heating and domestic hot water. 
  • We began operations at the following properties:
    • DoubleTree Hotel, Tarrytown, New York – started operating a 100 kW CHP system to supply electricity, space heat and domestic hot water.
    • Metro YMCA, Wayne, New Jersey – started operating 450-ton chillers to supply cooling.
    • Hilton Hotel, Liverpool, United Kingdom – started operating a 225 kW system to produce energy in the form of electricity, space heat and domestic hot water.
    • The Hampton by Hilton, Luton, United Kingdom – started operating a CHP system to supply clean energy.

Financial

  • Our total energy production increased to 17,271,478 kWh, or 5.9%, compared to 16,306,945 kWh in the third quarter of 2011.
  • Utility rates for natural gas decreased over 20% during the third quarter of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, resulting in a 3.7% energy revenue decrease.
  • Energy gross profit margin without depreciation was 47.6% compared to 47.8% in the third quarter of 2011.
  • EBITDA cash outflows for American DG Energy were $105,068 and for EuroSite Power were $260,677 during the third quarter of 2012. Our consolidated EBITDA cash outflow was $365,745 primarily due to expenses at EuroSite Power and the expansion of sales and marketing activity at American DG Energy.
  • We have received a total of $542,701 in rebates and incentives in 2012.
  • The total revenue value of our current On-Site Utility energy agreements is approximately $255 million.
  • We finished the quarter with approximately $15.8 million in cash.

American DG Energy will hold its earnings conference call today, November 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen, call (800) 860-2442 within the U.S, (866) 605-3852 from Canada or (412) 858-4600 from other international locations. Participants should reference American DG Energy to access the call. Please begin dialing at least 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time. The earnings press release will be available on our web site at www.americandg.com in the "Investors" section under "News Releases."

The earnings conference call will be recorded and available for playback one hour after the end of the call through Friday, December 14, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the playback, call (877) 344-7529 within the U.S. or (412) 317-0088 outside the U.S. and use Conference Number 10020269.

The earnings conference call will be webcast live. To register for and listen to the webcast, go to www.americandg.com/webcast. Following the call, the webcast will be archived for 30 days.

About American DG Energy
American DG Energy supplies low-cost energy to its customers through distributed power generating systems. We are committed to providing institutional, commercial and small industrial facilities with clean, reliable power, cooling, heat and hot water at lower costs than charged by local utilities – without any capital or start-up costs to the energy user – through our On-Site Utility energy solutions. American DG Energy is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. More information can be found at www.americandg.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This press release contains forward-looking statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, as disclosed on the Company's website and in Securities and Exchange Commission filings. This press release does not constitute an offer to buy or sell securities by the Company, its subsidiaries or any associated party and is meant purely for informational purposes. The statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, even if subsequently made available by the Company on its website or otherwise. The Company does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

 

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Three Months Ended September 30, 2012 and September 30, 2011

 


Three Months Ended


September 30, 2012


September 30, 2011


(unaudited)


(unaudited)

Revenues




Energy revenues

$

1,337,831



$

1,389,159


Turnkey & other revenues

62,424



29,252



1,400,255



1,418,411


Cost of sales




Fuel, maintenance and installation

733,727



716,806


Depreciation expense

301,813



318,903



1,035,540



1,035,709


Gross profit

364,715



382,702


Operating expenses




General and administrative

481,707



593,558


Selling

512,885



699,898


Engineering

270,405



221,866



1,264,997



1,515,322


Loss from operations

(900,282)



(1,132,620)


Other income (expense), net




Interest and other income

17,547



11,433


Interest expense

(293,556)



(142,772)


Change in fair value of warrant liability

(82,293)



125,668



(358,302)



(5,671)


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(1,258,584)



(1,138,291)


Benefit (provision) for state income taxes

(9,440)



41


Consolidated net loss

(1,268,024)



(1,138,250)


Loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

8,534



28,734


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(1,259,490)



$

(1,109,516)






Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.03)



$

(0.02)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

47,653,786



45,834,904






Non-GAAP financial disclosure




Loss from operations

$

(900,282)



$

(1,132,620)


Depreciation expense

317,986



332,368


Stock based compensation

216,551



186,960


Adjusted EBITDA

(365,745)



(613,292)


Grants from rebates and incentives




Total EBITDA cash (outflows) inflows

$

(365,745)



$

(613,292)


 

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012 and September 30, 2011

 


Nine Months Ended


September 30, 2012


September 30, 2011


(unaudited)


(unaudited)

Revenues




Energy revenues

$

3,925,665



$

4,270,336


Turnkey & other revenues

169,949



283,256



4,095,614



4,553,592


Cost of sales




Fuel, maintenance and installation

2,431,285



2,799,733


Depreciation expense

1,131,397



921,931



3,562,682



3,721,664


Gross profit

532,932



831,928


Operating expenses




General and administrative

1,927,030



1,618,181


Selling

1,557,220



933,848


Engineering

850,482



536,132



4,334,732



3,088,161


Loss from operations

(3,801,800)



(2,256,233)


Other income (expense)




Interest and other income

43,987



31,414


Interest expense

(1,034,589)



(246,376)


Change in fair value of warrant liability

(343,629)



509,663



(1,334,231)



294,701


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(5,136,031)



(1,961,532)


Provision for state income taxes

(21,402)



(17,071)


Consolidated net loss

(5,157,433)



(1,978,603)


(Income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

79,285



(34,808)


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(5,078,148)



$

(2,013,411)






Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.11)



$

(0.04)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

46,716,914



45,647,265






Non-GAAP financial disclosure




Loss from operations

$

(3,801,800)



$

(2,256,233)


Depreciation expense

1,175,210



954,751


Stock based compensation

596,408



479,205


Adjusted EBITDA

(2,030,182)



(822,277)


Grants from rebates and incentives

260,701



327,138


Total EBITDA cash (outflows) inflows

$

(1,769,481)



$

(495,139)


 

CONSOLIDATING STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Three Months Ended September 30, 2012
(unaudited)

 


Three Months Ended September 30, 2012


American DG

Energy*


EuroSite

Power


Eliminations


Total

Revenues








Energy revenues

$

1,332,237



$

5,594





$

1,337,831


Turnkey & other revenues

44,026



18,398





62,424



1,376,263



23,992





1,400,255


Cost of sales








Fuel, maintenance and

installation

715,638



18,089





733,727


Depreciation expense

301,813







301,813



1,017,451



18,089





1,035,540


Gross profit

358,812



5,903





364,715


Operating expenses








General and administrative

278,163



203,544





481,707


Selling

345,716



167,169





512,885


Engineering

248,965



21,440





270,405



872,844



392,153





1,264,997


Loss from operations

(514,032)



(386,250)





(900,282)


Other income (expense), net








Interest and other income

14,550



2,997





17,547


Interest expense (non-cash)

(293,556)







(293,556)


Change in fair value of warrant

liability (non-cash)

(82,293)







(82,293)



(361,299)



2,997





(358,302)


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(875,331)



(383,253)





(1,258,584)


Provision for state income taxes

(9,440)







(9,440)


Consolidated net loss

(884,771)



(383,253)





(1,268,024)


(Income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

(57,469)





66,003



8,534


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(942,240)



$

(383,253)



$

66,003



$

(1,259,490)










Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.02)







$

(0.03)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

47,653,786







47,653,786










Non-GAAP financial disclosure








Loss from operations

$

(514,032)



$

(386,250)





$

(900,282)


Depreciation expense

314,435



3,551





317,986


Stock based compensation

94,529



122,022





216,551


Adjusted EBITDA

(105,068)



(260,677)





(365,745)


Grants from rebates and

incentives








Total EBITDA cash outflows

$

(105,068)



$

(260,677)





$

(365,745)


















*American DG Energy includes related LLC.

 

CONSOLIDATING STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Three Months Ended September 30, 2011
(unaudited)

 


Three Months Ended September 30, 2011


American DG

Energy*


EuroSite

Power


Eliminations


Total

Revenues








Energy revenues

$

1,389,159



$



$



$

1,389,159


Turnkey & other revenues

29,252







29,252



1,418,411







1,418,411


Cost of sales








Fuel, maintenance and

installation

716,806







716,806


Depreciation expense

318,903







318,903



1,035,709







1,035,709


Gross profit

382,702







382,702


Operating expenses








General and administrative

387,347



206,211





593,558


Selling

374,259



325,639





699,898


Engineering

221,866







221,866



983,472



531,850





1,515,322


Loss from operations

(600,770)



(531,850)





(1,132,620)


Other income (expense), net








Interest and other income

11,433







11,433


Interest expense (non-cash)

(142,772)







(142,772)


Change in fair value of warrant

liability (non-cash)

125,668







125,668



(5,671)







(5,671)


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(606,441)



(531,850)





(1,138,291)


Benefit for state income taxes

41







41


Consolidated net loss

(606,400)



(531,850)





(1,138,250)


(Income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

(55,857)





84,591



28,734


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(662,257)



$

(531,850)



$

84,591



$

(1,109,516)










Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.01)







$

(0.02)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

45,834,904







$

45,834,904










Non-GAAP financial disclosure








Loss from operations

$

(600,770)



$

(531,850)





$

(1,132,620)


Depreciation expense

332,368







332,368


Stock based compensation

65,060



121,900





186,960


Adjusted EBITDA

(203,342)



(409,950)





(613,292)


Grants from rebates and

incentives








Total EBITDA cash outflows

$

(203,342)



$

(409,950)





$

(613,292)


 

*American DG Energy includes related LLC.

 

CONSOLIDATING STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012
(unaudited)

 


Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012


American DG

Energy*


EuroSite

Power


Eliminations


Total

Revenues








Energy revenues

$

3,920,071



$

5,594



$



$

3,925,665


Turnkey & other revenues

123,957



45,992





169,949



4,044,028



51,586





4,095,614


Cost of sales








Fuel, maintenance and

installation

2,393,092



38,193





2,431,285


Depreciation expense

1,131,397







1,131,397



3,524,489



38,193





3,562,682


Gross profit

519,539



13,393





532,932


Operating expenses








General and administrative

1,147,679



779,351





1,927,030


Selling

1,095,056



462,164





1,557,220


Engineering

795,050



55,432





850,482



3,037,785



1,296,947





4,334,732


Loss from operations

(2,518,246)



(1,283,554)





(3,801,800)


Other income (expense), net








Interest and other income

31,849



12,138





43,987


Interest expense (non-cash)

(1,034,589)







(1,034,589)


Change in fair value of warrant

liability (non-cash)

(343,629)







(343,629)



(1,346,369)



12,138





(1,334,231)


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(3,864,615)



(1,271,416)





(5,136,031)


Provision for state income taxes

(21,402)







(21,402)


Consolidated net loss

(3,886,017)



(1,271,416)





(5,157,433)


(Income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

(139,675)





218,960



79,285


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(4,025,692)



$

(1,271,416)



$

218,960



$

(5,078,148)










Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.09)







$

(0.11)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

46,716,914







46,716,914










Non-GAAP financial disclosure








Loss from operations

$

(2,518,246)



$

(1,283,554)



$



$

(3,801,800)


Depreciation expense

1,170,949



4,261





1,175,210


Stock based compensation

222,394



374,014





596,408


Adjusted EBITDA

(1,124,903)



(905,279)





(2,030,182)


Grants from rebates and

incentives

260,701







260,701


Total EBITDA cash outflows

$

(864,202)



$

(905,279)



$



$

(1,769,481)


 

*American DG Energy includes related LLC.

 

CONSOLIDATING STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2011
(unaudited)

 


Nine Months Ended September 30, 2011


American DG

Energy*


EuroSite

Power


Eliminations


Total

Revenues








Energy revenues

$

4,270,336



$



$



$

4,270,336


Turnkey & other revenues

283,256







283,256



4,553,592







4,553,592


Cost of sales








Fuel, maintenance and

installation

2,799,733







2,799,733


Depreciation expense

921,931







921,931



3,721,664







3,721,664


Gross profit

831,928







831,928


Operating expenses








General and administrative

1,091,854



526,327





1,618,181


Selling

608,209



325,639





933,848


Engineering

536,132







536,132



2,236,195



851,966





3,088,161


Loss from operations

(1,404,267)



(851,966)





(2,256,233)


Other income (expense), net








Interest and other income

31,414







31,414


Interest expense (non-cash)

(246,376)







(246,376)


Change in fair value of warrant

liability (non-cash)

509,663







509,663



294,701







294,701


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(1,109,566)



(851,966)





(1,961,532)


Provision for state income taxes

(17,071)







(17,071)


Consolidated net loss

(1,126,637)



(851,966)





(1,978,603)


(Income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

(175,164)





140,356



(34,808)


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(1,301,801)



$

(851,966)



$

140,356



$

(2,013,411)










Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.03)







$

(0.04)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

45,647,265







45,647,265










Non-GAAP financial disclosure








Loss from operations

$

(1,404,267)



$

(851,966)



$



$

(2,256,233)


Depreciation expense

954,751







954,751


Stock based compensation

157,254



321,951





479,205


Adjusted EBITDA

(292,262)



(530,015)





(822,277)


Grants from rebates and

incentives

327,138







327,138


Total EBITDA cash outflows

$

34,876



$

(530,015)



$



$

(495,139)


 

*American DG Energy includes related LLC.

 

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
As of September 30, 2012 and December 31, 2011 (unaudited)

 


September 30, 2012


December 31, 2011

ASSETS




Current assets:




Cash and cash equivalents

$

15,750,942



$

17,801,025


Accounts receivable, net

911,581



879,630


Unbilled revenue

14,379



18,825


Due from related party

164,578



21,140


Inventory

1,255,161



634,120


Prepaid and other current assets

383,342



322,276


Total current assets

18,479,983



19,677,016


Property, plant and equipment, net

16,451,474



14,690,117


Accounts receivable, long-term

66,464



82,664


Other assets, long-term

49,771



53,504


TOTAL ASSETS

$

35,047,692



$

34,503,301


LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY




Current liabilities:




Accounts payable

$

1,390,796



$

520,608


Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

839,228



589,032


Due to related party

529,464



313,847


Capital lease obligations

3,365



3,365


Total current liabilities

2,762,853



1,426,852


Long-term liabilities:




Convertible debentures

19,400,000



19,400,000


Warrant liability

593,190



249,561


Capital lease obligations, long-term

841



3,365


Other long-term liabilities

32,846



43,052


Total liabilities

22,789,730



21,122,830


Stockholders' equity:




American DG Energy Inc. stockholders' equity:




Common stock, $0.001 par value; 100,000,000 shares

 authorized; 48,168,460 and 46,001,404 issued and

 outstanding at September 30, 2012 and December 31,

 2011, respectively

48,168



46,001


Additional paid-in capital

34,580,997



30,399,370


Accumulated deficit

(23,009,206)



(17,931,058)


Total American DG Energy Inc. stockholders' equity

11,619,959



12,514,313


Noncontrolling interest

638,003



866,158


Total stockholders' equity

12,257,962



13,380,471


TOTAL LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

$

35,047,692



$

34,503,301


  

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS
For the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012 and September 30, 2011

 


Nine Months Ended


September 30, 2012


September 30, 2011


(unaudited)


(unaudited)

CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:




Net loss

$

(5,078,148)



$

(2,013,411)


Income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interest

(79,285)



34,808


Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash used in operating activities:




Depreciation and amortization

1,175,210



954,751


Provision for losses on accounts receivable

89,649



22,568


Amortization of deferred financing costs

3,733



2,256


Increase (decrease) in fair value of warrant liability

343,629



(509,663)


Noncash interest expense

712,921




Stock-based compensation

596,408



479,205


Changes in operating assets and liabilities




(Increase) decrease in:




Restricted cash



65,790


Accounts receivable and unbilled revenue

(100,954)



(546,238)


Due from related party

(143,438)



(25,128)


Inventory

(621,041)



(29,605)


Prepaid and other current assets

(61,066)



(130,283)


Increase (decrease) in:




Accounts payable

870,188



3,994


Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

250,196



146,704


Due to related party

215,617



(35,702)


Other long-term liabilities

(10,206)



46,454


Net cash used in operating activities

(1,836,587)



(1,533,500)


CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:




Purchases of property and equipment

(2,936,567)



(1,249,637)


Net cash used in investing activities

(2,936,567)



(1,249,637)


CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:




Proceeds from issuance of convertible debentures



10,100,000


Proceeds from sale of common stock, net of costs

3,531,534




Proceeds from sale of subsidiary common stock, net of

costs



1,148,401


Proceeds from exercise of stock options

149,882



26,798


Proceeds from issuance of common stock warrants

7,500




Convertible debenture transaction costs



(47,423)


Purchases of common stock, net of costs

(750,000)




Principal payments on capital lease obligations

(2,524)



(2,524)


Cancellation of restricted stock

(40)



(20)


Distributions to noncontrolling interest

(213,281)



(251,964)


Net cash provided by financing activities

2,723,071



10,973,268


Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents

(2,050,083)



8,190,131


Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of the period

17,801,025



3,921,054


Cash and cash equivalents, end of the period

$

15,750,942



$

12,111,185


 

 

SOURCE American DG Energy Inc.

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WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, will discuss how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems, today added 96 new products to the Spansion® FM4 Family of flexible microcontrollers (MCUs). Based on the ARM® Cortex®-M4F core, the new MCUs boast a 200 MHz operating frequency and support a diverse set of on-chip peripherals for enhanced human machine interfaces (HMIs) and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. The rich set of periphera...

SYS-CON Events announced today that Aria Systems, the recurring revenue expert, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Aria Systems helps leading businesses connect their customers with the products and services they love. Industry leaders like Pitney Bowes, Experian, AAA NCNU, VMware, HootSuite and many others choose Aria to power their recurring revenue business and deliver exceptional experiences to their customers.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to require a new way of thinking and of developing software for speed, security and innovation. This requires IT leaders to balance business as usual while anticipating for the next market and technology trends. Cloud provides the right IT asset portfolio to help today’s IT leaders manage the old and prepare for the new. Today the cloud conversation is evolving from private and public to hybrid. This session will provide use cases and insights to reinforce the value of the network in helping organizations to maximize their company’s cloud experience.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is making everything it touches smarter – smart devices, smart cars and smart cities. And lucky us, we’re just beginning to reap the benefits as we work toward a networked society. However, this technology-driven innovation is impacting more than just individuals. The IoT has an environmental impact as well, which brings us to the theme of this month’s #IoTuesday Twitter chat. The ability to remove inefficiencies through connected objects is driving change throughout every sector, including waste management. BigBelly Solar, located just outside of Boston, is trans...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Matrix.org has been named “Silver Sponsor” of Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Matrix is an ambitious new open standard for open, distributed, real-time communication over IP. It defines a new approach for interoperable Instant Messaging and VoIP based on pragmatic HTTP APIs and WebRTC, and provides open source reference implementations to showcase and bootstrap the new standard. Our focus is on simplicity, security, and supporting the fullest feature set.
Predicted by Gartner to add $1.9 trillion to the global economy by 2020, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is based on the idea that devices, systems and services will connect in simple, transparent ways, enabling seamless interactions among devices across brands and sectors. As this vision unfolds, it is clear that no single company can accomplish the level of interoperability required to support the horizontal aspects of the IoE. The AllSeen Alliance, announced in December 2013, was formed with the goal to advance IoE adoption and innovation in the connected home, healthcare, education, aut...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will exhibit at Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, a...
The only place to be June 9-11 is Cloud Expo & @ThingsExpo 2015 East at the Javits Center in New York City. Join us there as delegates from all over the world come to listen to and engage with speakers & sponsors from the leading Cloud Computing, IoT & Big Data companies. Cloud Expo & @ThingsExpo are the leading events covering the booming market of Cloud Computing, IoT & Big Data for the enterprise. Speakers from all over the world will be hand-picked for their ability to explore the economic strategies that utility/cloud computing provides. Whether public, private, or in a hybrid form, clo...
Software AG helps organizations transform into Digital Enterprises, so they can differentiate from competitors and better engage customers, partners and employees. Using the Software AG Suite, companies can close the gap between business and IT to create digital systems of differentiation that drive front-line agility. We offer four on-ramps to the Digital Enterprise: alignment through collaborative process analysis; transformation through portfolio management; agility through process automation and integration; and visibility through intelligent business operations and big data.
The Transparent Cloud-computing Consortium (abbreviation: T-Cloud Consortium) will conduct research activities into changes in the computing model as a result of collaboration between "device" and "cloud" and the creation of new value and markets through organic data processing High speed and high quality networks, and dramatic improvements in computer processing capabilities, have greatly changed the nature of applications and made the storing and processing of data on the network commonplace.
Be Among the First 100 to Attend & Receive a Smart Beacon. The Physical Web is an open web project within the Chrome team at Google. Scott Jenson leads a team that is working to leverage the scalability and openness of the web to talk to smart devices. The Physical Web uses bluetooth low energy beacons to broadcast an URL wirelessly using an open protocol. Nearby devices can find all URLs in the room, rank them and let the user pick one from a list. Each device is, in effect, a gateway to a web page. This unlocks entirely new use cases so devices can offer tiny bits of information or simple i...
Things are being built upon cloud foundations to transform organizations. This CEO Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo, moderated by Roger Strukhoff, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo conference chair, will address the big issues involving these technologies and, more important, the results they will achieve. How important are public, private, and hybrid cloud to the enterprise? How does one define Big Data? And how is the IoT tying all this together?
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to require a new way of thinking and of developing software for speed, security and innovation. This requires IT leaders to balance business as usual while anticipating for the next market and technology trends. Cloud provides the right IT asset portfolio to help today’s IT leaders manage the old and prepare for the new. Today the cloud conversation is evolving from private and public to hybrid. This session will provide use cases and insights to reinforce the value of the network in helping organizations to maximize their company’s cloud experience.
TechCrunch reported that "Berlin-based relayr, maker of the WunderBar, an Internet of Things (IoT) hardware dev kit which resembles a chunky chocolate bar, has closed a $2.3 million seed round, from unnamed U.S. and Switzerland-based investors. The startup had previously raised a €250,000 friend and family round, and had been on track to close a €500,000 seed earlier this year — but received a higher funding offer from a different set of investors, which is the $2.3M round it’s reporting."
The Industrial Internet revolution is now underway, enabled by connected machines and billions of devices that communicate and collaborate. The massive amounts of Big Data requiring real-time analysis is flooding legacy IT systems and giving way to cloud environments that can handle the unpredictable workloads. Yet many barriers remain until we can fully realize the opportunities and benefits from the convergence of machines and devices with Big Data and the cloud, including interoperability, data security and privacy.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. Over the summer Gartner released its much anticipated annual Hype Cycle report and the big news is that Internet of Things has now replaced Big Data as the most hyped technology. Indeed, we're hearing more and more about this fascinating new technological paradigm. Every other IT news item seems to be about IoT and its implications on the future of digital busines...
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have s...
The Internet of Things needs an entirely new security model, or does it? Can we save some old and tested controls for the latest emerging and different technology environments? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, will review hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal privacy options and a new risk balance you might not expect.
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, will discuss the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. The presentation will also discuss how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics to discuss are barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold.