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Cloud Expo: Cloud Platform for New Generation M2M Services

An introduction to the concepts and challenges of the transparent cloud

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Nowadays, a large number of sensors and devices are connected to the Internet. Leading-edge M2M technologies integrate various types of sensor data to create a new value for several business decision scenarios.

The transparent cloud is a model of a new M2M emergence integration service platform in which many service providers store and access various types of sensor data in order to create and find out new business values by integrating such data.

In their session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Ikuo Nakagawa, Executive Chief Engineer at Intec, Inc.; Shinichi Shibata, Executive Manager, Research & Development Division, Ubiquitous Corporation; and Hideaki Imaizumi, Senior Researcher, TOYOTA InfoTechnology Center USA, will introduce the concepts and challenges of the transparent cloud: transparent API to store, access and process data, policy management for protecting privacy information, and business models between service providers.

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Speaker Bios
Ikuo Nakagawa, Ph.D. is a co-founder and a board member of Transparent Cloud Computing Consortium. He is also the Executive Chief Engineer at Intec, Inc, and the chief architect of the cloud computing platform software at Intec Inc. He has launched and been contributing to some open projects for cloud and M2M business.

Shinichi "Shin" Shibata is a board member of Transparent Cloud Computing Consortium. He has started "Smart Home" project in the Consortium as a project leader. He is also Executive Manager and Chief Cloud System Architect in Research & Development Division at Ubiquitous Corporation. At Ubiquitous Corp., He focuses on Cloud-based M2M and IoT (Internet of Things) project.

Hideaki Imaizumi, Ph.D. is a co-founder and a board member of Transparent Cloud Computing Consortium. He has started the "Smart Car" Project in the consortium as a project leader. The goal of the project is to develop new type of services based on dataset collected out of vehicles. He is also a senior researcher at TOYOTA InfoTechnology Center USA Inc. His current research interest includes connected-vehicle technology and new services achieved in the environment where huge number of vehicles will always connect to clouds.

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