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Tuesday, June 28
 

8:30am PDT

Autotech Council Innovation Review on Sensors for ADAS and Driverless
This month, the Autotech Council opens their discussion on automotive and mobility sensors to the public. Join Autotech Council members, OEMs, automotive suppliers, mobility startups and VCs to discover the current state of innovation in automotive sensors and highlight relevant startups with cutting edge solutions for ADAS, autonomous, and in-vehicle sensors. As always, expect demos, networking time, business discussions, and an interactive format that promotes relationships between member and non-member companies.

Ticket price: $200

Tuesday June 28, 2022 8:30am - 12:00pm PDT
210F

9:55am PDT

Expo Floor Opening
Join the Sensors Converge team for the official opening of the 2022 Expo Floor. 

Tuesday June 28, 2022 9:55am - 10:00am PDT
Expo Hall

10:00am PDT

Avnet Hands-On Workshop: Prototyping Secure Sensor Applications Using Click Boards and the Azure Sphere Starter Kit
Creating quick, accurate, and secure proof of concept prototypes can reduce risk in IoT applications. In this mini workshop, a complete Microsoft Azure IoT connected sensor system is explained and demonstrated by an Azure Sphere specialist. Attendees are then guided though the hands-on process of configuring Avnet’s Azure Sphere Starter Kit for a variety of sensor-to-cloud applications. Attendees will take home an Avnet Sphere Starter Kit and two MikroE click boards to enable follow-on experimentation and learning.

How to Sign up: 
Workshop is open to all attendees of Sensors Converge and co-located events Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference and Autonomous Technologies Conference. Sign-up is available in Registration under Sponsored Workshops in the Add-Ons section. If you’ve already registered, log in to the Attendee Resource Center and you’ll be able to add the workshop to your current registration.

Cost: 
Limited Time Rate $49 per Workshop which includes the cost of Dev Kit - Limited spots available!

Speakers
avatar for Brian Willess

Brian Willess

Technical Solutions Engineer, Avnet
Brian Willess is a Technical Solutions Engineer at Avnet working out of Southport NC.  Brian is one of Avnet’s Azure Sphere Specialists.  He’s Avnet’s North America Azure Sphere Trainer; he develops Azure Sphere demos/examples and supports Azure Sphere development teams.  Brian... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 10:00am - 11:45am PDT
210E

10:00am PDT

10:10am PDT

[Live Theater Session] Better, Faster, Smarter: How Sensors Enable the Next Generation of Switches
Electromechanical switches convert the mechanical movements of fingers and hands into electronic signals, whether at the push of a button, turning a knob, or sliding an actuator. But customers are expecting more than just a simple switch in applications ranging from home appliances to medical instruments to industrial automation. Learn about how sensor technology integration can offer increased reliability and higher performance to meet the needs of next generation devices.

Speakers
avatar for Tanios BouRamia

Tanios BouRamia

Global Product Manager, Portfolio Team Leader - Americas, C&K Switches
Tanios BouRamia, one of C&K’s Global Product Managers and the Portfolio Management Team Leader for the Americas, has over a decade of industry experience with sensors and switches, with a particular interest in magnetic sensing technologies. Tanios earned his M.B.A. in Strategic... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 10:10am - 10:25am PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

10:25am PDT

[Live Theater Session] Enabling New Levels of Performance and Safety in Magnetic Sensors with xMR
Automobile system complexity has increased significantly with the electrification of the drivetrain and the advanced driver aids. Developing higher performance sensors requires new transducer technology along with improved silicon designs to meet these challenges.  Explore the advancements with xMR technology, new levels of performance and safety are being achieved in support of evolving autonomous applications.

Speakers
avatar for Paul David

Paul David

Chief Technologist, Sensor Innovation, Allegro MicroSystems
Paul David, Executive Director and Chief Technologist at Allegro MicroSystems, is a 26-year industry veteran passionate about sensor, transducer, and package innovation. Established as a growth leader in sensor evolution, Paul has leveraged industry-forward technologies and led advancements... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 10:25am - 10:40am PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

10:40am PDT

[Live Theater Session] Let Starrycom’s SPX-1 Smart Proximity Sensor Chip Rejuvenate Your Sensor Development
While physics behind proximity sensors hasn't changed, technological advancement allows us to rejuvenate sensor design and achieve more than ever before. A universal technology platform for proximity sensor development to achieve extended sensing range, equal sensing for all metals, selective sensing for different metals, and wider operating temperature range will be presented.  All these advanced features are being achieved through Starrycom’s SPX-1 smart proximity sensor chip.

Speakers
avatar for Thomas Chen

Thomas Chen

Chief Technology Officer, Starrycom Sensing Technologies Inc.
Thomas Chen received his master’s degree in electrical engineering from Southeast University, Nanjing, China in 1984 and B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Hohai University, Nanjing, China in 1982. He served as a lecturer while working towards his Ph.D degree in Southeast... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 10:40am - 10:55am PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

12:30pm PDT

12:30pm PDT

[Workshop Zone] Trusted Computing Group Workshop: Cyber Resilience for IoT - Bouncing Back from Attacks
IoT devices are constantly under attack and the attacks just keep getting better. What happens if an attacker finds a chink in your armor and successfully infects a device or thousands of them? Trusted Computing Group’s newest cyber resilient technology standards show how to detect and recover from such an attack in an automated manner. Come learn about how you can use this new technology.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Hanna

Steve Hanna

Distinguished Engineer, Infineon Technologies
Steve Hanna is a Distinguished Engineer at Infineon Technologies. On a global basis, he is responsible for IoT security strategy and technology. As a security expert, Steve is a leader in many standards groups. • Within the Matter Work Group in the Connectivity Standards Alliance... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 12:30pm - 1:15pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

1:00pm PDT

Microchip Workshop: Developing IoT Cellular Applications With Arduino®
The AVR-IoT Cellular Board from Microchip has full Arduino compatibility and is shipped with a rich cellular library. This training focuses on how to use said library when developing IoT applications in Arduino. Topics such as MQTT, HTTP, Low Power and AWS are covered, with a focus on hands-on training.

Speakers
avatar for Johan Lofstad

Johan Lofstad

Senior Application Engineer/IoT Champion, Microchip


Tuesday June 28, 2022 1:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
210F

1:15pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] Empowering the Intelligent Edge to Eliminate Unplanned Downtime
Real-time, continuous, condition monitoring and predictive maintenance solutions are increasing in importance as manufacturers look to increase throughput and asset utilization by reducing unplanned asset downtime. This talk will discuss condition monitoring growth drivers, example of new service-based business models based on monitoring of an asset’s health. Finally introducing the key technologies required to deliver, high value asset health insights and how to accelerate new condition monitoring deployments.

Speakers
avatar for Maurice O'Brien

Maurice O'Brien

Strategic Marketing Manager - Industrial Automation, Analog Devices
Maurice O’Brien is the strategic marketing manager for industrial automation at Analog Devices. He is responsible for delivering industrial automation focused, system-level solutions. Prior to this role, Maurice spent 3 years working on Industrial Ethernet and 15 years working in... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 1:15pm - 1:30pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone
  Expo Highlight - open to all!
  • Registration Pass All-Access Pass, Conference Pass, Expo Hall Pass, Pre-Conference Add-On, VIP Pass
  • about Maurice O’Brien is the strategic marketing manager for industrial automation at Analog Devices. He is responsible for delivering industrial automation focused, system-level solutions. Prior to this role, Maurice spent 3 years working on Industrial Ethernet and 15 years working in applications and marketing roles in power management with Analog Devices. He has a B.Eng. in electronic engineering from the University of Limerick, Ireland.

1:30pm PDT

[Main Stage] Startup Pitchfire
Join us at the Converge Main Stage to see the latest startup companies in the sensors and electronics community pitch their cutting-edge tech.

Participant companies include:
  • AllSpice
  • BG Technologies
  • Boreas Technologies
  • Inchfab
  • SwayAI
  • XenomatiX

AllSpice: a git platform for hardware engineers, inspired by software principles
AllSpice: a git platform for hardware engineers, inspired by software principles.
Accelerate your hardware development with digital, asynchronous design reviews that run like pull requests. Create visual BOM, PCB, and schematic diffs, tag stakeholders directly in designs for feedback and build an agile workflow. Want to join? Learn more at allspice.io.

The Future of Touch: Haptics, Sensing and The User Experience
In this presentation, Stuart Nixdorff will explain how piezoelectric sensors and actuators are replacing legacy haptic technologies in consumer electronics and how Boréas Technologies’ proprietary piezoelectric actuator driver technology platform, enables the rapid design of low-power HD haptic feedback in PCs, smartphones, automotive and other devices.

Inchfab – Rapid, Cost-Efficient Microfabrication

Introducing Sway AI and the Sway AI No-Code Visual Platform
Amir Atai will be introducing Sway AI a no-code AI company out of the Boston area and our no-code AI visual platform where we empower any enterprise to build AI applications without having to write a single line of code.

XenomatiX
XenomatiX is the first company to offer true solid state lidar sensors based on a multi-beam lasers concept and risk-free, scalable, semiconductor technology. XenomatiX’ product lines include a broad range of sensing solutions: the millimeter accurate road lidar, XenoTrack; the long & mid-range, off-the-shelf XenoLidar and the modular series X-Module; as well as two software products XenoWare and X-Ware. XenomatiX develops specific sensing solution for both Automotive and Industrial application.

Moderators
avatar for Charlene Soucy

Charlene Soucy

Senior Director, Sensors & Electronics, Questex

Speakers
avatar for Colin Duggan

Colin Duggan

Founder and CEO, BG Networks
Before founding BG Networks in 2020, Colin worked at Analog Devices (ADI) for 29 years in various engineering, management, and marketing leadership roles managing teams located in U.S., China, Europe, and India. Colin’s experience includes work in automotive, consumer, industrial... Read More →
avatar for Stuart Nixdorff

Stuart Nixdorff

Senior Vice President, Boreas Technologies
avatar for Amir Atai

Amir Atai

CEO, Sway AI
Amir Atai is Sway AI’s CEO and Co-Founder, he is an entrepreneur and innovator. He has been an executive member of three successful and market-changing startups: Telica (acquired by Nokia), Affirmed Networks (acquired by Microsoft), and Parallel Wireless. Amir is passionate about... Read More →
avatar for Jacopo Alaimo

Jacopo Alaimo

Business Development Manager, XenomatiX
Jacopo joined XenomatiX to lead the expansion of its revolutionary and simple LiDAR technology in the North American region. In his earlier career he covered managerial positions in Automotive Tier 1s supporting the introduction of Solid-State Technology. Jacopo earned an MS in Aerospace... Read More →
avatar for Valentina Ratner

Valentina Ratner

Co-Founder and CEO, AllSpice.io
Valentina Ratner is co-founder and CEO of AllSpice.io, a git platform for hardware engineers. Passionate about the hardware space and cross-team collaboration, Valentina is an experienced engineer and former Amazon PM. She holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University and an M.S. in Engineering (Computer Science) and an MBA f... Read More →
avatar for Mitchell Hsing

Mitchell Hsing

Co-Founder & CEO, Inchfab, Inc.
Mitchell holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He and his co-founder, started InchFab out of their PhD research on how to better enable innovation on the microscale. InchFab aims to lower the barrier of entry for micro device fabrication... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 1:30pm - 2:00pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

1:30pm PDT

[Workshop Zone] IAR Systems Hands-On Workshop: Optimizing Deep Learning AI/ML Models for Resource Constrained Embedded Systems
Machine Learning is becoming increasingly relevant in industry for decreasing costs and increasing efficiency using predictive maintenance techniques. By making use of machine learning, it is possible to build a model that makes predictions based on sensor input data in the presence of uncertainty.   
 
In this session, we will explore:
  • the use case of predictive maintenance with deep learning model
  • determining the condition of an engine to estimate when maintenance should be performed
  • how to optimize deep learning models to make it fit into your embedded application without compromising performance and energy efficiency 
Join IAR Systems for this session for practical and applicable knowledge to effectively use your embedded application.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Prestridge

Shawn Prestridge

Senior Field Application Engineer / US FAE Team Leader, IAR Systems
Shawn Prestridge has served as IAR System's Senior Field Applications Engineer since 2008 and as the US FAE Manager since 2018. Shawn has worked in the software industry since 1993 and prior to joining IAR Systems he held the position of Embedded Hardware/Software Engineer with Texas... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 1:30pm - 2:15pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

2:00pm PDT

[Main Stage] Partner Keynote: ExpressConnect, the Future of Codeless Design
To accelerate IoT implementation from POC to production, Avnet’s Express Connect tool is low code visual programming environment with hundreds of sensors and devices. Join us to learn more on how Express Connect can dramatically reduce development time and effort on your next product.

Speakers
avatar for Keaton Andersen

Keaton Andersen

Senior Manager, IoT Solutions, Avnet
Keaton Andersen has been in the electronics industry for 10 years in a variety of engineering and product ownership roles. He currently serves as a Senior Manager of IoT Solutions with Avnet focused on the IoTConnect and ExpressConnect products. He and his team work to deliver solutions... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 2:00pm - 2:15pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

2:00pm PDT

Avnet Hands-On Workshop: Enhancing an Embedded Sensor Application with a Custom Voice Command Interface
Incorporating voice recognition / command detection is a growing trend in embedded systems. In this mini workshop, a full-featured, voice-interfaced sensor system with webserver and embedded media player is demonstrated. Attendees are then guided though the rapid implementation steps of adding their own custom voice-command interface using NXP’s online VIT Voice Model Generation tool. The final building and running of a voice-enabled application using Avnet’s NXP i.MX RT1176 based MaaXBoard RT concludes the workshop, with attendees taking home the MaaXBoard RT kit for further experimentation.

How to Sign Up
Workshop is open to all attendees of Sensors Converge and co-located events Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference and Autonomous Technologies Conference. Sign-up is available in Registration under Sponsored Workshops in the Add-Ons section. If you’ve already registered, log in to the Attendee Resource Center and you’ll be able to add the workshop to your current registration.

Cost
Limited Time Rate $49 per Workshop which includes the cost of Dev Kit - Limited spots available!

Speakers
avatar for Peter Fenn

Peter Fenn

Director, Avnet
Peter Fenn, a Director with Avnet’s Products & Emerging Technologies group, leads an engineering team focused on the development of innovative embedded IoT products, highlighting Avnet’s latest supplier solutions. From all aspects of hardware design to development of embedded... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 2:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
210E

2:15pm PDT

[Main Stage] Partner Keynote: Rohde & Schwarz on Power Integrity Measurements
Well regulated power is critical to the reliability of sensors and embedded systems. This talk will cover the key elements in measuring and troubleshooting power integrity issues.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Schnecker

Mike Schnecker

Business Development Manager, Rohde & Schwarz
Mike Schnecker has a BS from Lehigh University and an MS from Georgia Tech, both in electrical engineering. His experience in the test and measurement industry includes applications, sales and product development and he has specialized in signal integrity applications using oscilloscopes... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 2:15pm - 2:30pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

2:30pm PDT

[Main Stage] Tech Talk: Inertial Sensing in High Accuracy Static and Dynamic Instrumentation
Instruments must comply with the application requirements. To "meet the spec" may require expensive production steps, frequent calibrations, or complicated software algorithms to compensate for various errors. 0.2 deg leveling accuracy and 1 deg/h bias instability are the key factors to help system designers’ work. Learn how Murata’s new inclinometer and IMU will take your Industrial designs to the next level with the ideal ratio of price and performance.

Speakers
avatar for Pekka Kostiainen

Pekka Kostiainen

Senior Business Development Manager, Murata Electronics
Pekka Kostiainen is a Senior Manager, Business Development of Mobility in Murata Electronics North America. His role is to support and find solutions to OEM and Tier1 customers’ AD/ADAS IMU-challenges in the measurement, integration and manufacturing using Murata’s resources and... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 2:30pm - 2:45pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

3:00pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] Rohde & Schwarz on Bus Measurements: Analyzing Latency and Errors on Low Speed Serial Busses
Embedded systems use arrays of sensors to understand their environment for applications such as autonomous driving. It is important to understand the latency between these sensors and processing units in order to guarantee timely response. This talk will introduce methods for using a digital oscilloscope to evaluate the relative timing of interfaces including statistics of the data signals on interconnecting digital busses.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Schnecker

Mike Schnecker

Business Development Manager, Rohde & Schwarz
Mike Schnecker has a BS from Lehigh University and an MS from Georgia Tech, both in electrical engineering. His experience in the test and measurement industry includes applications, sales and product development and he has specialized in signal integrity applications using oscilloscopes... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

3:00pm PDT

[Main Stage] Autotech Council Startup Review
Autotech Council members meet monthly to evaluate new technologies and get a head start on new mobility and transportation solutions. This session will introduce 3 of our members as judges as they hear pitches from 4 startups and represent a range of mobility segments as they quiz the presenters on their solutions and business models.

Moderators
avatar for Liz Kerton

Liz Kerton

Executive Director, Autotech Council
Liz Kerton is an innovation matchmaker across the technology segments of mobility, telecom, and cleantech. In her work with the Autotech Council, over 1000 mobility startups have been introduced to auto makers, Tier 1 vendors, and mobility investors over the past 10 years and many... Read More →
avatar for Timo Korpela

Timo Korpela

Head of Automotive Partnerships, North America, Vaisala
Timo Korpela leads Vaisala’s automotive partnerships and business development in North America. He has over 20 years of business management experience in telecommunications, wireless, human-machine interfaces, IoT and automotive. Based in Silicon Valley, Mr. Korpela has a unique... Read More →
avatar for Mitchell Yun

Mitchell Yun

Investment Manager, Hyundai Mobis Ventures
Mitchell is the head of Hyundai Mobis Ventures in Silicon Valley, some of his key investments include Zendar, Sonatus, Envisics, Velodyne, and more.Before joining Mobis, Mitchell led the M&A at Kotra, where he advised M&A and financing solutions for major companies in Korea and worked... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Keith Ferry

Keith Ferry

CEO, Cerebrum Sensor Technologies, Inc.
Keith Ferry is an entrepreneur and the founder / CEO of Cerebrum Sensor Technologies, Inc. and Tire Stickers LLC.  Keith holds several patents for inventing unique bonding technology for flexible surfaces and algorithms for monitoring tire analytics (e.g. tread depth monitoring... Read More →
avatar for Alex Qi

Alex Qi

CEO, Pontosense
Alex Qi is the CEO of Pontosense, an organization on the cutting edge of mobility care – with innovations in wireless sensing technologies. With medical-grade accuracy, Pontosense measures heartbeat, breathing, and HRV for drivers and passengers, with detection of alcohol, stress... Read More →
avatar for Joel Pazhayampallil

Joel Pazhayampallil

BlueSpace.AI
Joel founded drive.ai (acquired by Apple in 2019) and has been in the AV industry for over a decade. He was the key engineer for Supercruise freeway autonomy feature at General Motors and was a graduate fellow at Stanford AI Lab of which Drive.ai spun out of after receiving his M.S... Read More →
avatar for Gerhard Boiciuc

Gerhard Boiciuc

VP Business Development and Partnerships, ANELLO Photonics
Gerhard Boiciuc is the VP of Business Development and Partnerships at ANELLO Photonics where he is leading engagements with customers in the Automotive, Trucking, Robotics and Autonomy space. Prior to ANELLO, Gerhard was at HERE Technologies where he helped build and establish the... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

3:00pm PDT

Microchip Workshop: Interfacing Low Power / Low Voltage Sensors to the AVR®128DB48 Microcontroller
This hands-on session will introduce low power programming techniques and the MVIO (Multi-Voltage IO) support provided by the AVR128DB family of microcontrollers.  

Attendees of this workshop will be provided an evaluation board kit that demonstrates a direct interface between an AVR128DB48 MCU split between a 3.3V and 1.8V voltage domain directly interfacing to a 1.8V based 3D magnetic field sensor.

By using a door/window alarm sensor example the basic concepts of low power clock domain switching and sleep modes will be used to implement a basic low power alarm system.

Speakers
avatar for Bob Martin

Bob Martin

Wizard of Make/Senior Staff Engineer, Microchip
An avid maker before it was a recognized vocation, Bob Martin has 30+ years of embedded systems experience. He serves as the “Wizard of Make” for Microchip and is deeply involved in the maker movement and the open-source Arduino® platform that supports 8- and 32-bit MCUs. In... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
210F

3:45pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] Factory Monitoring – A Game Plan for Digital Transformation
An introduction to factory monitoring, how to self-assess your position, and what you need to know to get started. As we discuss integrating hardware and software, network essentials, data capture systems, and in-house development considerations, we’ll establish the next steps to secure success on your digital transformation journey.

Speakers
avatar for Luke Walsh

Luke Walsh

Managing Director, Brainboxes
With a first-class degree in Electronic Engineering from York, Luke Walsh, a previous winner of HSBC’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, has maintained Brainboxes’ commitment to quality and personal service since taking over as Managing Director of the family business in 2015... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 3:45pm - 4:00pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

4:00pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] Solid-State LiDAR: VCSELs, SPAD Arrays, and Front-End Electronics
There is a great interest in developing automotive LiDAR without moving parts – solid state LiDAR. After reviewing its basic operation concept, the presentation focuses on the intricacies of light emission and detection. It presents the technical challenges of using VCSELs as the source of light versus edge-emitting lasers, and SPAD arrays in a correlated-detection mode as detectors. The presentation ends with a discussion of VCSEL and SPAD array optimization to improve the performance of a solid-state LiDAR.

Speakers
avatar for Slawomir Piatek

Slawomir Piatek

Technical Consultant, Hamamatsu Corporation
Slawomir Piatek, Ph.D., is a senior university lecturer of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology. In his role as scientific consultant at Hamamatsu Corporation, he has developed a photonics training program for engineers and is involved in popularizing SiPM as a novel photodetector... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 4:00pm - 4:15pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

4:00pm PDT

4:15pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] Sensata’s A2L Gas Leak Sensor Provides Superior Reliability, Extended Lifetime and Peace of Mind
With the world preparing for the transition to A2L flammable refrigerants, air conditioning systems and refrigeration manufacturers have new challenges in ensuring safe operation of products. Gas leak detection is a key aspect of UL 60335-2-40 certification. Sensata’s A2L gas leak detector provides manufacturers a solution with the in-situ lifetime and reliability they need. With leading results in AHRI testing for high temperature and oil test survivability, Sensata’s solution offers the peace of mind that comes with not needing to schedule a service call.

Speakers
avatar for Richard Rodrigues

Richard Rodrigues

Global Product Manager, Sensing & IoT, Sensata Technologies
Richard has 14 years of product development experience in industrial sensing, professional lighting, environmental sensors, and data loggers.


Tuesday June 28, 2022 4:15pm - 4:30pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

4:30pm PDT

Awards Ceremony: Infineon Announces Design Contest Winners for “Build AI for the IoT”
Infineon will be announcing winners of its “Build AI for the IoT” design contest at Sensors Converge on Tuesday, June 28 at 4:30 pm PT on the Main Stage.

Contestants unlocked the potential of AI on edge devices, running complex AI algorithms right on the edge in this challenge. Design contest participants used Infineon's flexible, ultra-low power PSoC™ 6 technology combined with the secure connectivity of the AIROC™ wireless chips and industry-leading sensors in the XENSIV™ family to re-invent the way we interact with everyday objects in our homes.

Stop by the Main Stage on June 28th at 4:30 pm PT to see the unveiling of Infineon’s top design contest winners.

Speakers
avatar for Gary Sugita

Gary Sugita

Director of Marketing, IoT Compute and Wireless Business Unit, Infineon Technologies
Gary is director of marketing for the IoT Compute and Wireless Business Unit at Infineon. Over the last 30 years, Sugita has held various marketing and technical embedded systems roles. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Santa Clara University.


Tuesday June 28, 2022 4:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

4:30pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] Solving the Complexity of Communicating Sensor Data between IoT Devices and the Enterprise
It needs to be extremely easy to get data from the IoT device to the cloud; only there are questions to answer and complexities to solve before launching any IoT project. Communication is so much more than just the connectivity. Overcome the challenges of complexity, cost, and availability through a comprehensive end-to-end solution based on industry standard MQTT protocol. Explore the low-power benefits of MQTT-SN for IoT applications.

Speakers
avatar for Patty Felts

Patty Felts

Principal Product Marketing Manager, u-blox
Patty leads Product Marketing initiatives for all u-blox Services, comprised of communication, location, and security services and the IoT services delivery platform. With u-blox for nine years, including as Project Manager and Product Manager for cellular modules. Experience and... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 4:30pm - 5:15pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

5:15pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] CMOS Integrated MEMS Gas Sensors for IoT Monitoring Applications
Gas sensors are utilized in a plethora of applications including threat detection, air quality monitoring and medical diagnostics. Current gas sensors suffer from inherent weaknesses such bulky size, high power consumption and cost, prohibiting effective operation in IoT use-cases. Lelantos develops sensors based on CMOS integrated MEMS arrays achieving up to 1000x lower size, power and cost than currently utilized systems, enabling widespread adoption in high-value IoT applications.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Scimeca

Michael Scimeca

Senior Product Engineer, Lelantos
Michael Scimeca is a senior product engineer at Lelantos. He completed a PhD in Chemical Engineering at NYU and possesses 8+ years of experience in semiconductor sensors for optical and thermal imaging, and developing manufacturing designs for medical products. Mike is leading device... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2022 5:15pm - 5:30pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone
 
Wednesday, June 29
 

10:00am PDT

Avnet Hands-On Workshop: Enhancing an Embedded Sensor Application with a Custom Voice Command Interface
Incorporating voice recognition / command detection is a growing trend in embedded systems. In this mini workshop, a full-featured, voice-interfaced sensor system with webserver and embedded media player is demonstrated. Attendees are then guided though the rapid implementation steps of adding their own custom voice-command interface using NXP’s online VIT Voice Model Generation tool. The final building and running of a voice-enabled application using Avnet’s NXP i.MX RT1176 based MaaXBoard RT concludes the workshop, with attendees taking home the MaaXBoard RT kit for further experimentation.

How to Sign Up
Workshop is open to all attendees of Sensors Converge and co-located events Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference and Autonomous Technologies Conference. Sign-up is available in Registration under Sponsored Workshops in the Add-Ons section. If you’ve already registered, log in to the Attendee Resource Center and you’ll be able to add the workshop to your current registration.

Cost
Limited Time Rate $49 per Workshop which includes the cost of Dev Kit - Limited spots available!

Speakers
avatar for Peter Fenn

Peter Fenn

Director, Avnet
Peter Fenn, a Director with Avnet’s Products & Emerging Technologies group, leads an engineering team focused on the development of innovative embedded IoT products, highlighting Avnet’s latest supplier solutions. From all aspects of hardware design to development of embedded... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 10:00am - 11:45am PDT
210E

10:00am PDT

10:10am PDT

[Live Theater Session] EV Thermal Runaway Sensing Innovation
The Automotive Industry is seeing unprecedented growth in electric and hybrid vehicles. Automotive OEMs are constantly innovating battery technologies that can increase the vehicle driving range and shorten charging times.

These innovations have brought forward the need for thermal management and thermal runaway detection systems. This presentation will provide a high-level analysis of thermal runaway failure modes and technologies designed to detect thermal runaway in real-time.

Speakers
avatar for Don O'Brien

Don O'Brien

General Manager, Innovaer Technologies
Don is known across many industries as an innovative and entrepreneurial-minded Global Sales & Marketing Executive with over 25 years of experience in Corporate Operations, Leadership, Account Management, Product Development, Business Development and Engineering. As the Co-Owner... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 10:10am - 10:25am PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

10:25am PDT

[Live Theater Session] Introducing FlexSenseTM Smart Sensor Processors for the IoT
This session shows how to apply the FlexSense 4-in-1 sensor fusion processors. The tiny, ultra-low-power processors combine up to four sensor inputs with proprietary algorithms to ensure reliable performance, low latency, and fast time to market. Attendees will learn how advances in sensor integration, detection, and processing can bring immersive IoT experiences to applications ranging from the smart home, VR, and gaming, to mobile, earbuds, wearables, and automotive.

Speakers

Wednesday June 29, 2022 10:25am - 10:40am PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

10:40am PDT

[Live Theater Session] Rohde & Schwarz on Signal Integrity of Embedded Interfaces
Digital interfaces such as A2B rely on clean interconnecting cables for reliable operation. This talk will cover a new method for evaluating the interconnect loss and frequency response on live interfaces.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Schnecker

Mike Schnecker

Business Development Manager, Rohde & Schwarz
Mike Schnecker has a BS from Lehigh University and an MS from Georgia Tech, both in electrical engineering. His experience in the test and measurement industry includes applications, sales and product development and he has specialized in signal integrity applications using oscilloscopes... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 10:40am - 10:55am PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

11:45am PDT

WISE: Women in Sensors & Electronics Program
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM: Opening Address from Sheryl Ehrman, Don Beall Dean of the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering at San Jose State University

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM: Panel: Women in Sensors & Electronic Engineering - Leading the Tech Revolution
Women are the key to unlocking the potential of sensor and electronic technology, but often have been largely overlooked as valued contributors. This interactive women-led session was designed to foster discussion and collaboration of women in electronics, insights on pursuing a career in tech, seeking mentorship, new opportunities, and supporting technology for workplace diversity.
  • The art of building and leading a diverse tech team
  • The advantages of seeking mentorship early for success
  • How AI and other technology support diversity, equity, and inclusion

Moderator: Meeta Roy, Director, Strategy & Planning, Peloton

Speakers
avatar for Debra Deininger

Debra Deininger

CRO, N5 Sensors
Debra is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for all things sensing and a goal to make the world a better place through development and deployment of sensors and sensor systems. As CRO at N5, Debra is working to identify and implement gas sensor products and projects that can improve... Read More →
avatar for Kate Stewart

Kate Stewart

VP Dependable Embedded Systems, The Linux Foundation
Kate Stewart is Vice President of Dependable Embedded Systems at the Linux Foundation.  She works with the safety, security and license compliance communities to advance the adoption of best practices into embedded open source projects.   Since joining The Linux Foundation, she... Read More →
avatar for Catherine Liao

Catherine Liao

Co-Founder and CEO, Blumio
Catherine is a seasoned product manager with expertise in driving adoption of new innovations at companies such as Cisco, Tradeshift, and Riverbed.  She developed passion for public health and health technologies while working as a technologist at the World Health Organization during... Read More →
avatar for Tiana McNeil

Tiana McNeil

Program and Business Development Director, T-Mobile
Tiana joined T- Mobile in August of 2019 as a Program and Business Development Director. Prior to joining the team Tiana was at Sierra Wireless where she managed a product portfolio for managed IOT Services Globally. Tiana has a long history in wireless and specifically in IoT and... Read More →
avatar for Sheryl Ehrman

Sheryl Ehrman

Don Beall Dean of the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering, San Jose State University
avatar for Meeta Roy

Meeta Roy

Director, Strategy & Planning, Peloton Interactive


Wednesday June 29, 2022 11:45am - 12:30pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

12:30pm PDT

[Live Theater Session: Flex Logix InferX Edge Vision Solutions
The Flex Logix InferX AI acceleration technology is designed to provide acceleration of AI applications at the Edge.  Edge devices typically have stringent power dissipation, size and cost requirements.  The InferX technology is able to compress the trillions of operations required for performing AI inferencing into a very compact and low power accelerator solution bringing real-time AI capabilities.

Speakers
avatar for Salvador Alvarez

Salvador Alvarez

Director of Solutions Architecture, Flex Logix
Salvador Alvarez is the Director of the Solution Architect Team at Flex Logix Technologies.  Mr. Alvarez has over 20 years of experience solving customer’s challenges in the areas of Semiconductor, Automotive, and edge AI. Mr. Alvares holds a BSEE from the Massachusetts Institute... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 12:30pm - 12:45pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

12:45pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] Micropower Triaxis® 3D Magnetometers for Embedded Position Sensing Applications
Speakers
avatar for Vinicius Cardoso

Vinicius Cardoso

Field Applications Engineer, Melexis
Vinicius Cardoso is a Field Applications Engineer covering Hall Effect Position and Current Sensors who has received both his master and bachelor degree in electrical engineering from Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, Brazil. In 2016, he joined Melexis, a Belgium based company that... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 12:45pm - 1:00pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

1:00pm PDT

[Main Stage] Training Workshop: Perpetual Power For Sensors and IoT Edge Devices Using Solar
Imagine you are designing a fantastic IoT system.  Initially you choose a battery, but you know that the cost and effort that goes into maintaining the battery will limit the device’s adoption.  Join PowerFilm to learn how energy harvesting using solar enables the deployment of a large number of sensors or edge devices with flexible, easy installation and extremely low maintenance perpetual power.  For hands-on demos visit PowerFilm at Booth 741.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Stieler, Ph.D.

Dan Stieler, Ph.D.

President, PowerFilm, Inc.
Dan Stieler is the President of PowerFilm, Inc. His technical expertise lies in both solar materials and the electronics that are paired with the solar. Before becoming President, Dan performed research on roll-to-roll deposited thin film electronic materials, deposition techniques... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 1:00pm - 1:45pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

1:45pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] How we developed the Smallest MEMS-based Air Velocity Sensor in the World
In this Live Theater session, Andrea De Luca, CEO and Co-Founder of Flusso, will provide an overview of the technology behind this new sensor breakthrough. Flusso was spun-out of The University of Cambridge in 2016 to commercialize an innovative sensor technology, first developed by the High Voltage Microelectronics and Sensors group at the Electrical Engineering Department within the university.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Andrea De Luca

Dr. Andrea De Luca

CEO and Co-Founder, Flusso
Andrea co-founded Flusso as a spin-out from University of Cambridge in 2016 to commercialize some breakthroughs in MEMS sensor research that have led to the development of the world’s smallest flow sensor. As CEO, he has been leading the industrialization of the company’s products... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 1:45pm - 2:00pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone

2:00pm PDT

2:00pm PDT

[Main Stage] Cleantech Council Startup Review
The Cleantech Council is a group of corporates committed to partnering with startups to meet their clean, green, and sustainability goals. Join us for a mini version of their regular meetings, as 4 startups innovating in sustainable technologies pitch to 3 corporate tech scouts who are looking for new technologies and new technologies, partners, and investments.

Moderators
avatar for Liz Kerton

Liz Kerton

Executive Director, Autotech Council
Liz Kerton is an innovation matchmaker across the technology segments of mobility, telecom, and cleantech. In her work with the Autotech Council, over 1000 mobility startups have been introduced to auto makers, Tier 1 vendors, and mobility investors over the past 10 years and many... Read More →
avatar for Kyle Sugiyama

Kyle Sugiyama

President, Kanematsu Ventures
Prior to coming to Silicon Valley, studied Aerospace Engineering (MS), has been in the automotive and powersports component sales for over 10yrs, and a few yrs in Radio communication business. Currently a cross-border tech sourcing and biz dev in various industries. Seeking partnerships... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Joe Ward

Joe Ward

Director of Sales & Business Development, e-peas
Joe manages North and South America for e-peas. His office in in Palo Alto, California. He has many years of experience in Semiconductor Marketing and Sales. His previous employer was Semtech, where he focused on the IOT market with their Lora Radio protocol. He has a BS degree in... Read More →
avatar for Phillip Kopp

Phillip Kopp

CEO, Conectric Networks
Mr. Kopp has worked at the intersection of technology and behaviors for good for over 20 years. He is currently the CEO of Conectric Networks, the world’s only real-time, autonomous battery operated IoT building sensor networking technology, developed with funding from the California... Read More →
avatar for Chuck Hansen

Chuck Hansen

Chairman & CEO, Electro Scan Inc.
Recently named a BUILTWORLDS 2022 Top 50 Maverick and 2021 Environment & Energy Top 100, Hansen is a water industry pioneer with over 40 years in water and sewer pipeline condition assessment, trenchless rehabilitation, and enterprise data management.  Selling his first business... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

2:00pm PDT

Avnet Hands-On Workshop: Prototyping Secure Sensor Applications Using Click Boards and the Azure Sphere Starter Kit
Creating quick, accurate, and secure proof of concept prototypes can reduce risk in IoT applications. In this mini workshop, a complete Microsoft Azure IoT connected sensor system is explained and demonstrated by an Azure Sphere specialist. Attendees are then guided though the hands-on process of configuring Avnet’s Azure Sphere Starter Kit for a variety of sensor-to-cloud applications. Attendees will take home an Avnet Sphere Starter Kit and two MikroE click boards to enable follow-on experimentation and learning.

How to Sign up: 
Workshop is open to all attendees of Sensors Converge and co-located events Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference and Autonomous Technologies Conference. Sign-up is available in Registration under Sponsored Workshops in the Add-Ons section. If you’ve already registered, log in to the Attendee Resource Center and you’ll be able to add the workshop to your current registration.

Cost: 
Limited Time Rate $49 per Workshop which includes the cost of Dev Kit - Limited spots available!

Speakers
avatar for Brian Willess

Brian Willess

Technical Solutions Engineer, Avnet
Brian Willess is a Technical Solutions Engineer at Avnet working out of Southport NC.  Brian is one of Avnet’s Azure Sphere Specialists.  He’s Avnet’s North America Azure Sphere Trainer; he develops Azure Sphere demos/examples and supports Azure Sphere development teams.  Brian... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 2:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
210E

2:15pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] RVmagnetics and their own MicroWire - Live Presentation of the Sensor Thin and Elastic Like Human Hair
The presentation will be delivered by Vladimir Marhefka (Member of the Board), who will present the Company, Technology, Industries/Applications of MicroWire sensors, Business Model of our R&D services, and last but not least, RVmagnetics will have a live demonstration giving a hands-on showcase of MicroWire's abilities to sense Temperature, Pressure, Distance, Vibrations with no contact necessary!

Speakers
avatar for Vladimir Marhefka

Vladimir Marhefka

Member of the Board, RVmagnetics
Holding the positions of Chief Marketing and Sales Officer and Member of the Board makes him a strategic decision maker on behalf of RVmagnetics.Prior to his engagement Vladimir led teams in B2B events industry with focus on the chemical, petrochemical and other industry related events... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 2:15pm - 2:30pm PDT
Expo Hall Main Stage

2:45pm PDT

3:00pm PDT

[Live Theater Session] OPC UA – Secure Interoperability from Sensor to Cloud
Hear real-world success stories of THE industrial interoperability standard, OPC UA – the secure data-modelling framework that binds sensor data to control systems and beyond to cloud applications. An international standard, IEC62541, OPC UA supports all industrial verticals, is platform and protocol agnostic, and secures all facets of OT data.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Clark

Michael Clark

Director, OPC Foundation
With over 30 years of experience, Michael Clark is internationally recognized in the process automation sector for his expertise in Industrial Control System (ICS) fieldbus protocols. Mr. Clark is also recognized for his contributions to the Open Process Automation Standard (O-PAS... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2022 3:00pm - 3:15pm PDT
Live Theater & Workshop Zone
 
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