Photos and presentations from the IQRF Meetup 2020
13 February 2020
Over 80 representatives of various IoT companies from the Czech Republic came to see the news in the IQRF Ecosystem and to listen to the presentations fo all speakers. All participants had the opportunity to discuss possibilities of cooperation with others during the coffee breaks following the presentation blocks.
At the beginning of the Meetup, Simon Chudoba, CEO of the IQRF Alliance, summed up new opportunities in the UK, where he moved with his family last year, trying to find new projects that could use ALliance members' products.
This was followed by a presentation by Vladimír Šulc, CEO of IQRF Tech and MICRORISC, who spoke about the current state of the IQRF wireless technology and its future development. The audience also learned the news from IQRF during the presentation of the IQRF technical expert Jaromír Mastík.
Innovations in the development of the IQRF Gateway Deamon and PIXLA.online were also introduced by the IQRF technical expert Martin Špiller and Pavol Korček from RehiveTech. Petr Doutnáč from MICRORISC together with Karel Piškule presented projects of the Central Bohemia Region based on the IQRF and future plans to integrate this technology into Smart Cities.
Startup Forestbit, a new member of the IQRF Alliance in the free Startup program, introduces the subject of its business to participants. Next up was the start-up Yes-Research, which discussed the possibilities of using the IQRF in business transformation. Logimic introduced IoT Control software, the IoT platform for industrial automation and control. The last presentation before the coffee break had Petr Hasman from ZAT, who spoke about their own platform for wireless data collection and visualization called SimONet.
In the second half of the IQRF Meetup, details about IBM public cloud were introduced. This was followed by a new member of the IQRF Alliance - a startup company NEXTRA Systems, which deals with air quality monitoring in HVAC solutions. HEXIO introduced applications for smart buildings and Industry 4.0. Protronix, a long-standing member of the IQRF Alliance, introduced innovations in its portfolio of CO2 and air quality products. NETIO products introduced real applications of its smart power sockets. IQRF Solutions were also presented by Austyn International, a Slovak heating company.
The importance of smartphones is recognized by Master App, which develops the IQRF Network Manager app. During its presentation, JoTio showed its new products and possibilities of cooperation with other members to design customized IoT solutions. GC System presented its GC FM Pack. Many people were enthusiastic about Camea's products, which is developing a radar sensor for detecting and tracking people based on IQRF technology. The event was also attended by VŠB university from Ostrava, which installed a system to monitor the earthquakes in the Kingdom of Tonga, which lies in the middle of the Pacific, last year. Jan Tesař from the Smichov High Technical School presented a solution for ambient air monitoring followed by a presentation by Jan Šaroch from the ČRA, who spoke about the use of LoRa technology in the IoT world.
An interesting presentation had the company Adera, which is engaged in rodent control. Even in the area of rodent control, there will be space for the deployment of smart technologies. Finally, Q-el Pro presented its Q-EL PRO Smart Lighting solutions.
Eventually, IQRF Meetup participants moved to a nearby pub for final networking with good beer and food.