SynchroniCity: Moving the market beyond Smart City Islands
The invited talk of Alex Gluhak will be delivered in the context of the 2019 European Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AMI 2019) that is by DIAG on 13-15 November. The European Conference on Ambient Intelligence is the prime venue for research on Ambient Intelligence, with an international and interdisciplinary character. It brings together researchers and practitioners from the fields of science, engineering, and, design working towards the vision of Ambient Intelligence. This year's event focus topic is “Data-driven Ambient Intelligence” that follows the vision of Calm Technology, where technology is useful but does not demand our full attention or interfere with our usual behavior and activities.
Alex Gluhak is is Head of Technology IoT at Digitial Catapult, where he is responsible for setting the technology directions in the area of IoT and the creation of strategic programmes and their delivery. He has nearly 15 years’ of research experience in academia and industry. Since 2006 he has been working in the area of mobile computing and IoT at companies such as Intel Labs, Ericsson and at the University of Surrey. He has a holistic understanding of IoT systems from devices to cloud, including communications, information processing, data management and application enablement. His current work focuses on lowering barriers for innovation around Low Power Wide Area Networks and establishing common market places for IoT data across heterogeneous IoT platforms.