Stories from IoT Implementers

First-hand accounts of IoT in action

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“Understand the solution you’re solving, understand the environment that you’re going to be working in, and then try put forth a solution that you can test and gain some knowledge with before you start committing to make a product.”

John Tauch, Co-founder – R9 Technology

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Latest Episodes

Cherry on Top: Getting the Scoop on Cold Chain with John Tauch of R9 Technology

In this episode of First Things First, I sit down with John Tauch, Co-Founder of Dallas, Texas based R9 Technology, a wireless IoT solutions and services company which has designed their own compact cellular gateway targeted at low cost data collection applications.

First Things First Recap: Top IoT Takeaways from Our 2018 Guests

For our last episode of the 2018 season, we decided to do things a little differently. I’ve put together a quick recap of some of the show’s most memorable moments and greatest lessons learned from our guests.

Ed Freyfogle - OpenCage Data Limited

Thinking Outside the Cage: The #Geo Community with Ed Freyfogle of OpenCage Data

In this episode of First Things First, I sit down with Ed Freyfogle, founder of OpenCage Data, a tech company offering an API Geocoder that easily converts coordinates to and from places.

Hillel Rubinstein - D-MARS

Final Analysis: A Leading Research Firm’s take on the Future of IIoT with ABI Research’s Pierce Owens

This week on First Things First, I have an insightful chat with ABI Research’s Pierce Owens, a Principal Analyst at the leading analyst firm specializing in transformative technologies across multiple end markets. With no topic untouched, we talk more about his specialty of smart manufacturing – from Industrial IoT, to AR, to robotics, and everything in between!

Hillel Rubinstein - D-MARS

Mission to Mars: Testing Space Technology in the Negev Desert with Dr. Hillel Rubinstein of D-MARS

In this episode of First Things First, I sit down with Dr. Hillel Rubinstein of Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station, or D-MARS, an analog mission center created to test what humans may be able to do on other planets.