The Internet of Things – Past, Present and the Future



The Internet of Things has been gathering a lot of attention recently, but it has been built up with a series of innovations and technological advancements over the past two or more decades. And the future appears even more breathtaking. This plenary talk describes the key factors that have enabled the IoT as well as the imminent and essential technology breakthroughs that would power its explosive growth in the next few years. The talk covers the progress of the critical aspects of the IoT including energy efficiency, connectivity, security, and the unique challenges of addressing the market from a semiconductor and electronic systems point of view – drawn from the experience of Redpine Signals working with hundreds of leading companies in diverse areas within IoT like medical electronics, home automation, automotive systems,industrial automation, and security, among others.

Speaker Biography

Mr. Venkat Mattela has over 30 years of engineering and management experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Redpine, Mr. Mattela was at Network Media Platforms Group of Analog Devices as Director and was responsible for the product, strategy and business development for media wireless connectivity solutions (WLAN, WMAN). He also led the VLSI development from concept engineering to release of multiple industry leading networking silicon products resulting in a multi-million dollar product line. Prior to joining ADI, Mr. Mattela was at Infineon Technologies as Director and was responsible for micro-architecture and design of TriCore MCU-DSP processor. He led the team to take the architecture to multiple silicon implementations. Mr. Mattela started his career at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India in January 1983 and held various engineering positions at LSI Logic, LMSI and CMC Ltd. Mr. Mattela has a Masters Degree in Computer Sciences from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India and holds 11 US patents.