Day 2

21 October 2016

Connected Living

“As the connected home market gains momentum, solutions will become increasingly sophisticated, creating more value for consumers and for suppliers”. – GSMA

The connected home forms one of the largest sectors within the IoT ecosystem. It accounted for around 25% of the broader IoT market in 2014. This session will cover the future of the connected home and connected car in terms of business opportunities, development and consumer adoption. The Connected Living track will explore the idea of a mobile first approach, the smart home, user experience and monetisation, as well as addressing ideas and concerns around security and consumer anxiety.

10:00AM

Connected Living: Chairs welcome and opening remarks

Neil Strother

Principal Research Analyst

Navigant

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. Neil Strother, Principal Research Analyst, Navigant

10:20AM

Keynote Panel: Are we entering the Connected Living era?

Chris McGugan

General Manager, Innovation & Kenmore

Sears Holdings Corporation

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David Westendorf

President

Binatone - A Motorola Company

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Bill Scheffler

Senior Representative

IPSO Alliance

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Neil Strother

Principal Research Analyst

Navigant

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  • Discussing the current state of the industry and possibilities presented through connected things in homes and cars – What are potential areas of market growth?
  • What are the newest developments: products, devices, technologies?
  • Discussing consumer adoption across the globe and its opportunities and challenges
  • Who are the big players and early adopters in the industry? What companies are on the forefront and how are established/traditional companies reacting to the opportunities the Internet of Everything presents

Moderated by: Neil Strother, Principal Research Analyst, Navigant

. Chris McGugan, General Manager, Innovation & Kenmore, Sears Holdings Corporation
. David Westendorf, President, Binatone - A Motorola Company
. Bill Scheffler, Senior Representative, IPSO Alliance
. Neil Strother, Principal Research Analyst, Navigant

11:00AM

Case Study: Extracting business value from the Internet of Things

  • Examining new business models and unlocking their potential
  • How connectivity can help to transform businesses and their customers experiences
  • Tips for success in the IoT ecosystem

11:30AM

Networking Break

12:00PM

The consumer journey towards smart living

  • Creating a more engaging experience – strategies for creating a seamless experience across devices and platforms. How should the experience differ between devices and what functionalities should be available?
  • What are the drivers that encourage consumers to purchase connected products? What conscious and unconscious purchase decisions do customers make?
  • Discussing the current value proposition – what are consumers willing to pay and how can companies use the “buzz” in their favour to drive the purchase decision
  • How consumers enter the smart home funnel — what’s important for making purchase decision
  • 10 year view: grading key progress against affordability, reliability, usability from 2006 through today
  • Delivering value with products and partnerships so that products delivered for a specific purpose can deliver even greater more in combination with other products and technologies
. Nate Williams, CRO, August Home

12:30PM

How to use open source to bring Apps into the car

Timur Pulathaneli

Supervisor, Connected Vehicles & Services

Ford Motor Company

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  • Why do we need Apps in the car?
  • What is the best path into the car for App developers?
  • Discussing why the automotive industry needs open source.
  • How to work with a developer community.
. Timur Pulathaneli, Supervisor, Connected Vehicles & Services, Ford Motor Company

01:00PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

UX & UI Design – A smart approach to designing interfaces

Peter Taylor

Vice President of Products, WeMo

Belkin International

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  • What are the current trends in smart home and connected car UI design and how does that differ from other smart devices?
  • Discussing the importance for start-ups to stand out through UX & UI design
  • The power of the cloud and how it affects your appliances – What are the advantages and disadvantages of adding a cloud services for your user interface?
  • The importance of designing a user interface that integrates with the existing digital ecosystem. What are the opportunities and challenges?
. Peter Taylor, Vice President of Products, WeMo, Belkin International

02:30PM

Smarter living, smarter energy

David Coher

Principal, Reliability and Cybersecurity

Southern California Edison

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  • Exploring the regulatory landscape of the IoT within the smart energy market.
  • What rules and regulations such as data protection laws stop energy companies from evolving in this space?
  • How your customers perceive the privacy and security issues, the pitfalls and opportunities.
. David Coher, Principal, Reliability and Cybersecurity, Southern California Edison

03:00PM

Panel: Platforms, Smart Meters, Gateways & Hubs: Creating a seamless Connected Home ecosystem

Shuchi Roy

Director of Innovations for Connected Home

Direct Energy, Centrica

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  • Discussing ways to overcome compatibility issues in this fragmented marketplace and ensuring a smooth integration and home setup for customers
  • To what extent can Smart Meters for utilities form a central component of the connected home?
  • How do platforms such as the Apple HomeKit and Google’s Revolv differ from and compete with Operator-led deployments?
  • What are the benefits of having a closed platform vs. an open platform that brings together developers, device makers and consumer?
. Shuchi Roy, Director of Innovations for Connected Home, Direct Energy, Centrica
. Nate Williams, CRO, August Home

03:40PM

Linked intelligence – the next step of IoT

Frank Alexander Reusch

Project Manager

Lemonbeat

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  • Autonomously collaboration of devices on field-level
  • Device-to-device communication without central control
  • Specific yet flexible behavior for each device
  • Communication with devices and applications in the web, but internet access is not mandatory
  • Practical examples of implementation in projects
  • Active contribution of international standardization in W3C (Web of Things) to counter the fragmentation in the IoT
. Frank Alexander Reusch, Project Manager, Lemonbeat

04:10PM

Panel: Connected cars, autonomous driving and the future of mobility

Timur Pulathaneli

Supervisor, Connected Vehicles & Services

Ford Motor Company

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Hakan Kostepen

Executive Director - Product Planning Strategy & Innovation

Panasonic Automotive

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Sebastien Henot

Manager of Business Innovation

Renault Innovation Silicon Valley

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Jordan Guter

Senior Solutions Engineer

Geotab Inc.

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  • Exploring the connected vehicle ecosystem, and the challenges to its growth
  • Aims for a seamless customer experience and the obstacles to be overcome to provide this
  • How the technologies being developed are changing how we perceive mobility
  • Visions of the more connected and autonomous future for vehicles and mobility
. Timur Pulathaneli, Supervisor, Connected Vehicles & Services, Ford Motor Company
. Hakan Kostepen, Executive Director - Product Planning Strategy & Innovation, Panasonic Automotive
. Sebastien Henot, Manager of Business Innovation, Renault Innovation Silicon Valley
. Jordan Guter, Senior Solutions Engineer, Geotab Inc.

04:50PM

Session Close