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LSResearch Cloud Connectivity for 'Internet of Things' (IoT)

TiWiConnect platform is the first true end-to-end "Internet of Things" (IoT) solution for connecting devices to a cloud server

LSR, a global leader in wireless product development solutions and services, announced the new TiWiConnect™ platform, the first true end-to-end "Internet of Things" (IoT) solution for connecting devices to a cloud server.  This cloud connectivity enables consumer and industrial products to feature smartphone apps and web interfaces for both end-users and service professionals.

"For over 30 years, our customers have looked to LSR to help them implement wireless technologies that re-define the customer experience with their products," said Bill Steinike, President of LSR.  "With TiWiConnect, they will have the most comprehensive, straight-forward IoT platform solution available to add cloud connectivity, empowering the user to interact with their product at virtually any time and from anywhere."

TiWiConnect is the first platform that encompasses all the necessary hardware, software, and cloud services needed to create a connected product.  From the wireless module placed within the product, to processing and storage capabilities on a secure cloud server, to smartphone and web apps, all these elements were designed to work seamlessly together with minimal design time and effort.

"The TiWiConnect recipe is unlike any other IoT platform available today, because it encompasses the hardware module, the cloud capabilities, and app solutions that a connected product needs," added Dave Burleton, VP of Marketing for LSR.  "And customers are excited to learn that it is all developed and supported by the LSR team, providing them with a single partner in their product development."

LSR is also introducing the TiWi-C-W™ Wi-Fi module, which will feature a pre-loaded cloud agent for the TiWiConnect solution.  This IEEE 802.11 b/g/n WLAN module features an on-board Cortex M3 application processor in one of the smallest footprints available on the market, only 10.5 x 10.5 mm.  For product applications that feature an existing microcontroller, the TiWi-C-W can also run in a hosted operation mode using the innovative TiWiConnect LIFT software protocol.  This software dramatically simplifies the development necessary to stream data to the cloud via Wi-Fi.

"The new TiWi-C-W module represents the first of a series of modules that will be pre-loaded for the TiWiConnect platform," said Dave Burleton.  "By offering a powerful module along with innovative software that simplifies the design process for our customers, we are helping our customers quickly address the challenges of designing their products for cloud connectivity."

Live, personal demonstrations of the TiWiConnect platform are available by request.  Development kits featuring a simple out of the box demo with iPhone and web connectivity, will be commercially available later this fall, with initial units available earlier for select customers.  The TiWi-C-W module will be competitively priced at an MSRP of $11.49.

About LSR

LS Research is a global leader in enabling advanced wireless technology platforms including Cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, BLE, RFID, NFC, 802.15.4, DECT, and ZigBee®. LSR is the only wireless product development company providing turnkey M2M System Solutions with Design Services, on-site FCC / IC / CE Testing and Certification, and a broad line of RF modules and antennas. Learn more at www.lsr.com.

2nd International Internet of @ThingsExpo will take place November 4-6, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California with over 100 major sponsors and exhibitors in 2014 and more than 6,000 delegates from 17 countries.

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Chris Matthieu Named Internet of @ThingsExpo Tech Chair
Internet of @ThingsExpo has announced today that Chris Matthieu has been named tech chair of Internet of @ThingsExpo 2014 Silicon Valley.

The 2nd Global Internet of @ThingsExpo will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

Chris Matthieu has two decades of telecom and web experience. He launched his Teleku cloud communications-as-a-service platform at eComm in 2010, which was acquired by Voxeo. Next he built an open source Node.JS PaaS called Nodester, which was acquired by AppFog. His new startup is Twelephone (http://twelephone.com). Leveraging HTML5 and WebRTC, Twelephone's BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) is to become the next generation telecom company running in the Web browser.

Tracks and topics for Internet of Internet of @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley will include:

Consumer IoT and Wearables Track

  • Smart Appliances
  • Wearables
  • Smart Cars
  • Smartphones 2.0
  • Smart Travel
  • Personal Fitness
  • Health Care
  • Personalized Marketing
  • Customized Shopping
  • Personal Finance
  • The Digital Divide
  • Mobile Cash & Markets
  • Games & the IoT
  • The Future of Education
  • Virtual Reality

Video: @ThingsExpo power panel discussion at Internet of @ThingsExpo New York

Enterprise IoT Track

  • The Business Case for IoT
  • Smart Grids
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Transportation
  • The Smart Home
  • M2M
  • Authentication/Security
  • Wiring the IoT
  • The Internet of Everything
  • Digital Transformation of Enterprise IT
  • Agriculture
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Local & State Government
  • Federal Government

IoT Developer and WebRTC Track

  • Eclipse Foundation
  • Cloud Foundry
  • Linux Containers
  • Node-Red
  • Open Source Hardware
  • AJAX and the IoT
  • Leveraging SOA
  • Multi-Cloud IoT
  • Evolving Standards
  • WebSockets
  • Security & Privacy Protocols
  • GPS & Proximity Services
  • Bluetooth/RFID/etc.
  • XMPP
  • Nest Labs

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