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Podcast 1814 4/7/18 Drone Swarms and Facebook Fallout


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Show  Notes:

Hour 1: IoTTechConnect Report and Dancing Drones



Rick Beckers, Founder and CEO of CloudTech1 joined us to give a rundown on Michigan’s first IoT Conference and if there was anything that was certain…it won’t be the last. Rick described the multitude of tracks for participants including one track for a group of middle school girls who created a code project.



They were visited by the “Michigan’s Chief Geek”, Governor Rick Snyder who also received an award from the participants for his efforts in technology.



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Matt Quinn, president of Great Lakes Drone Company, described one of the favorites at the conference: His display of drone technology from the smaller consumer drones to a massive drone used for crop spraying in Sri Lanka. During the show Matt took time to talk about the many avenues for drones from swarm technology to underwater exploring.



When asked, Matt described the cutting edge of drone technology as the EHang 184, an unmanned, air taxi built by the Chinese and due for testing in Dubai

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Podcast 1719 Ransomeware Act 2 and IoT Tech Conference

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Caston Thomas President of InterWorks brings a special security report on the alarming tsunami of ransomeware that has has hit 16 NHS hospitals in the UK and up to 70,000 devices across 74 countries using a leaked exploit first discovered by the NSA.

The dust is clearing but is there a way to protect your business and/or home from extorsion  attempts?

Click here to read Caston’s Top Ten Security Recommendations

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Rick Beckers of CloudTech1 and Mike Brennan of MiTechNews share their vision for IoT Tech Connect Conference.  The gathering planned for this October will highlight what’s happening with the Internet of Things market in Southeast Michigan, including autonomous vehicles, bio-agriculture, tourism and travel, biotech and life …

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Podcast 1642 Making Dreams Come True…Michigan Tech Entrepreneurs

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Hour 1:  Vector Form Takes Dreaming to a Whole New Level and Groupknit Enters a Crowded Field


jasonvazzanoJason Vazzano and Kurt Stecklingkurtsteckling have turn dreaming into a a very profitable business. Founded in Detroit in 1999, Vectorform invents digital products and experiences for the world’s leading brands with a focus on Mobile, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Internet of Things, Smart Home, Connected Vehicles and Wearable Technology. Vectorform has five global offices: Seattle, Detroit, New York, Munich and Hyderabad. The company has over 120 employees in design, engineering, …

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