We talk IoT – The Internet of Things Business Podcast

The We talk IoT podcast keeps you up to date with major developments in the world of the internet of things, IIoT, artificial intelligence, and cognitive computing. Our guests are leading industry experts, business professionals, and experienced journalists as they discuss some of today’s hottest tech topics and how they can help boost your bottom line. You can follow We talk IoT – the Internet of Things Business podcast anywhere you get your podcasts. About the host: Stefanie Ruth Heyduck is a science and tech journalist with over 20 years of experience. She has worked for renowned magazines, research institutions, and tech companies. Also, she is an experienced communications consultant and supports her clients with digital and content strategies and new work transformations.

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Episodes

Thursday Nov 16, 2023

As we push the boundaries of what's possible in space, two pivotal challenges stand out: the hardware components that can withstand the extremities of space and the sophisticated processing power required to execute space missions.
With our guests, we will explore the transformation in satellite technology, the vital role of Commercial Off-the-shelf components, and the evolution in processing needs for ambitious space applications.
Joining us from AMD Xilinx is Ken O’Neill, Space Systems Architect. Representing Avnet Silica, we have Paul Leys, Market Segment Manager, Aerospace and Defence. Together, we'll journey to understand the New Space movement’s intricacies, challenges, and future.
#space2.0 #newspace #wetalkiot
 
Summary of this week's episode:
(02:13) Introductions
(03:24) Why space is exciting right now
(04:38) AMD’s role in space
(11:13) Shifting from geostationary to LEO satellites
(18:32) How components handle the new requirements
(25:50) Collaboration is key
(28:50) The future ahead
 
Show notes:
AMD - Kenneth O’Neill
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-o-neill-48188a1/
Avnet Silica - Paul Leys
https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-leys-247686b/
https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/silica/solutions/markets/aerospace-defence/new-space/
https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/silica/resources/article/addressing-the-processing-needs-of-space-applications/
https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/silica/resources/article/new-space-satellites-demand-new-approach/
https://www.xilinx.com/applications/aerospace-and-defense/space.html
About Avnet Silica:
This podcast is brought to you by Avnet Silica - The Engineers of Evolution: https://my.avnet.com/silica/resources/podcast/
You can connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silica-an-avnet-company/. 

Thursday Nov 09, 2023

In a connected world devices don't just function, they communicate, learn, and evolve. Today, we'll be diving into a device that many of us have in our cars but probably never thought of as part of the IoT ecosystem: the dash cam. Our cars, as it turns out, don’t just take us from point A to B; they're becoming hubs of data and potential!
With advancements in cloud computing, SIM-based connectivity, and artificial intelligence, dash cams are rapidly moving beyond just passive recording devices. They're becoming crucial tools for safety, real-time communication, traffic analysis, and even paving the way for innovative business models.
Our guest this week: Bryn Brooker, Head of Marketing for Nextbase.
 
#dashcam #automotive #wetalkiot
 
Summary of this week's episode:
(02:08) Introductions
(03:05) Why dash cams are interesting
(04:30) IoT use cases for dash cams
(09:08) Possible business models
(15:42) The role of data
(19:16) A look into the future
(21:42) Bryn’s soundtrack
(22:27) The common myth
 
Show notes:
Bryn Brooker: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brynbrooker/
Nexbase IQ: https://nextbase.com/iq-experience
Bryn’s Playlist:
Queen – We will rock you (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/3OYsVAtg2j28YkfchSUfwv?si=922b4141e8ab4a3b)
Queen – I am in love with my car (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/253ewjP2R1LjKqA70mGdnk?si=fe8a013e598c441b)
About Avnet Silica:
This podcast is brought to you by Avnet Silica - The Engineers of Evolution: https://my.avnet.com/silica/resources/podcast/
You can connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silica-an-avnet-company/. 

Thursday Oct 12, 2023

We pull back the curtain on the semiconductor world, uncovering its challenges, evolutions, and the innovations steering its future.
With us is Gilles Beltran, the president of Avnet Silica, a company at the heart of these transformations.
From grappling with global supply chain disruptions to spearheading sustainable practices, Gilles offers a rare insight into the intricate workings of this pivotal industry.
#Semiconductor #WeTalkIoT #EngineersOfEvolution #AvnetSilica
 
Summary of this week's episode:
(01:59) Introductions
(03:15) The current market situation
(11:36) Changing the supply chain
(21:11) Shifting customer needs
(26:11) Technology for a greener tomorrow
(30:19) Upcoming trends
(33:52) The soundtrack
Show notes:
Gilles Beltran: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gilles-beltran-507aa2a/
Gilles Playlist:
Fatboy Slim – Right here, Right nowhttps://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/0qnqsfFYgBo0sPHM2JmfTq?si=339a9a982a6e4b40
About Avnet Silica:
This podcast is brought to you by Avnet Silica - The Engineers of Evolution: https://my.avnet.com/silica/resources/podcast/
You can connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silica-an-avnet-company/. 

Thursday Sep 28, 2023

While Space might seem a world away from our everyday experiences with the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and data, our guest bridges that gap today. I'm excited to introduce Kate Underhill, a rocket scientist from the European Space Agency (ESA).
Kate works with the 'Future Launchers Preparatory Programme' at ESA, blending cutting-edge technology with space exploration, from implementing AI in non-destructive hardware inspections to creating intelligent propulsion systems.
We'll explore if the answer to our global challenges is written in the stars.
#space #esa #rocketscience #data #ai #wetalkiot
Summary of this week's episode:
(02:05) Introductions
(03:21) It's rocket science, literally
(04:44) Intelligent engines
(07:13) About satellite IoT
(08:31) Artificial intelligence and non-destructive inspections
(10:29) Intelligent propulsion
(11:51) What are cyber-physical systems?
(12:34) The role data plays in Space
(14:55) Space can help with climate change
(21:33) Working in Space
(23:51) Career advice
(26:12) Diversity is an asset
(33:08) The soundtrack
 
Show notes:
Kate Underhill: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-underhill-5153922/
ESA TV: https://www.esa.int/ESA_Multimedia/ESA_Web_TV
ESA Earth Observation and Climate Change data:
https://datalabs.esa.int/
https://climate.esa.int/en/odp/#/dashboard
https://earth.esa.int/eogateway
Space and AI:
https://www.esa.int/Enabling_Support/Preparing_for_the_Future/Discovery_and_Preparation/Artificial_intelligence_in_space
Space IoT:
https://research.tudelft.nl/en/publications/space-internet-of-things-space-iot
 
Kate's playlist
Jamiroquai – Cosmic Girl (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/6y0Etr2KJr0sdcEp7ajoUK?si=5adb54db3f644766)
Prodigy – Firestarter (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/79CUrU5o2KAVDTNm4x3eGU?si=06ab422ede084bd0)
Prodigy – Out of Space (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/6cYJBIE9FC1QAoPw5EhdLA?si=0a97597b1e284597)
David Bowie – Space Oddity (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/3CDd3KJKMdkN13BCzsj9ch?si=56c23ac9942a4d9b)
Peter Schilling – Major Tom (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/709ffFK4o4MtG1NKoLvOma?si=28ff1383d97742e8)
Public Service Broadcasting – Race for Space (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/album/65KwtzkJXw7oT819NFWmEP?si=yRDptIshTN6A7128HVBpdg)
Hen Ogledd – Space Golf (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/3phtWNZEYBtiNvlJefa0Uq?si=6a06165870344d20)
 
About Avnet Silica:
This podcast is brought to you by Avnet Silica - The Engineers of Evolution: https://my.avnet.com/silica/resources/podcast/
You can connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silica-an-avnet-company/. 

Thursday Sep 07, 2023

In today's dynamic B2B landscape, connectivity, interoperability, and scalability aren't just buzzwords – they're prerequisites for success. Enter Matter: a groundbreaking smart home standard, set to redefine how businesses approach IoT and smart technology.
Today, we have the privilege of hosting Guylain Pouly from NXP. We'll be diving into how Matter is shaping the business ecosystem, the opportunities it brings to the table for enterprises, and what its adoption could mean for the future of smart tech integration.
#matter #security #wetalkiot
Summary of this week's episode:
(01:35) Introductions
(02:07) The concept behind Matter
(05:34) The first use cases
(07:19) Challenges for manufacturers
(13:00) The future of Matter
(15:06) The issue with certification
(16:24) Security matters
(19:02) The soundtrack
Show notes:
Guylain Pouly: https://www.linkedin.com/in/guylain-pouly/
https://www.nxp.com/applications/enabling-technologies/connectivity/matter:MATTER
Guylain’s Playlist:
Metallica – Nothing else matters (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/0nLiqZ6A27jJri2VCalIUs?si=2033cc5f40f6475f)
Tracy Chapman – Matters of the Heart (https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/5DPH67FwVR6y2LwFHKfFpB?si=d62e7b1641724be1)
About Avnet Silica:
This podcast is brought to you by Avnet Silica - The Engineers of Evolution: https://my.avnet.com/silica/resources/podcast/
You can connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silica-an-avnet-company/. 

Thursday Aug 24, 2023

Today, we are diving into the realm of wireless mesh networks, the invisible threads that seamlessly connect the devices in our IoT ecosystem. They are resilient, robust, and expand automatically as more devices are added.
They do play a pivotal role in shaping our connected world. We have Chetan Joshi, lead product manager at Panasonic Industry Europe on the show. As Panasonic is one of the leading players in short range wireless connectivity solutions for personal area networking with wireless module product lines, he will share with us some insights on how these networks work, what challenges they have and what the future holds to this piece of the IoT puzzle.
#networks #mesh #wetalkiot
Summary of this week's episode:
(01:24) Introductions
(03:09) The wireless mesh concept
(06:36) The benefits
(08:04) Use Cases
(18:45) Will Matter matter?
(21:10) The future of wireless mesh technology
(22:26) Security, of course
(24:32) How to get started
Show notes:
Chetan Joshi: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chjoshi/
Panasonic Industry Europe: https://industry.panasonic.eu/company/newsroom/mesh-networks-easy-never
About Avnet Silica:
This podcast is brought to you by Avnet Silica - The Engineers of Evolution: https://my.avnet.com/silica/resources/podcast/
https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/abacus/resources/article/multi-standard-mesh-networking/
You can connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silica-an-avnet-company/. Or find us at www.avnet-silica.com.

Thursday Jun 08, 2023

Hold on to your hats: In today’s episode, we discuss one of the fastest-growing renewable power sources: wind energy. Did you know that a single wind turbine has the potential to generate enough electricity to power 1,400 homes?
In this episode, we welcome Barry Thompson, CEO of Alpha 311. 
We'll unpack how cutting-edge technologies and ingenious strategies are evolving in this sector, emphasizing the impact of IoT in enhancing turbine efficiency. Our discussion will also cover the ecological benefits of wind power and a forward-looking perspective on this form of renewable energy.
#energy #wind #iot #climatechange #wetalkiot
 
Summary of this week's episode:
(01:44) Introductions
(05:38) The benefits of vertical wind turbines
(07:40) Connecting to the grid
(09:00) Environmental benefits
(10:38) The challenges
(15:16) The common myth about wind energy
(16:56) Use Cases
(20:42) How IoT and data enhance turbines
 
Show notes:
Barry Thompson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bthompson69/
About Alpha 311 wind turbines: https://alpha-311.com/
Daily wind power number: https://windeurope.org/about-wind/daily-wind/
 
About Avnet Silica:
This podcast is brought to you by Avnet Silica - The Engineers of Evolution: https://my.avnet.com/silica/resources/podcast/
https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/silica/resources/articles/markets/energy/
You can connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silica-an-avnet-company/. Or find us at www.avnet-silica.com.

Thursday May 25, 2023

In this episode, we explore the growing trend of AI on the edge and its implications for the IoT industry. Our guest today is Ludovic Larzul, CEO of Mipsology. He will explain how AI on the edge changes data collection, processing, and analysis in real-time applications.
We also discuss the benefits and challenges of implementing AI on edge devices and the key technologies and tools necessary for success. We look ahead to the future of AI and discuss the opportunities and challenges for organisations looking to power their next-generation IoT devices.
 #ai #iot #wetalkiot
 
Summary of this week's episode:
(01:18) Introduction
(04:13) On FPGAs and AI inference
(05:52) What are the benefits
(07:35) Possible use cases
(12:23) AI in five years – a look ahead
(16:28) Advice on how to leverage AI technology
 
Show notes:
Ludovic Larzul: https://www.linkedin.com/in/llarzul/
More about Mipsology: https://mipsology.com/
 
About Avnet Silica:
This podcast is brought to you by Avnet Silica - The Engineers of Evolution.All podcast episodes can be found here: https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/silica/resources/podcast/
You can connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silica-an-avnet-company/. Or find us at www.avnet-silica.com.

Thursday May 04, 2023

AI is changing how we live and work, and its impact is felt across every industry, from natural language processing and image recognition to predictive analytics and automation. Join us as we discuss the state of artificial intelligence, the latest advancements, and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.
Our guest is Dr. Björn Bringman, managing director of Deloitte's AI Institute, and we look forward to a fascinating discussion about the future of artificial intelligence.
#ai #industrialiot #machinelearning #wetalkiot
 
Summary of this week's episode:
(01:18) Introductions
(02:13) The global State of AI study
(05:57) Mindset and culture – again
(10:50) AI won’t replace us
(18:28) Inspiring AI initiatives
(22:36) The common myth
(23:54) How to become a transformer in AI
 
Show notes:
Dr. Björn Bringmann: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bringmann/
State of AI Study: https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/consulting/articles/state-of-ai-2022.html
About Avnet Silica:
This podcast is brought to you by Avnet Silica - The Engineers of Evolution.All podcast episodes can be found here: https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/silica/resources/podcast/
https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/silica/resources/articles/technologies/artificial-intelligence/
You can connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silica-an-avnet-company/. Or find us at www.avnet-silica.com.

Thursday Apr 20, 2023

Wildfires across the globe are worsening. They are growing larger, becoming more intense and frequent, and even creating their own weather – from Australia to North America, from the Arctic to Africa. According to a United Nations report, Climate change and land-use change are projected to make wildfires more frequent and intense, with a global increase of extreme fires of up to 14 percent by 2030, 30 percent by the end of 2050, and 50 percent by the end of the century.
For this episode – which will air for Earth Day – we have invited Carsten Brinkschulte, CEO of Dryad. We will discuss how sensors and artificial intelligence can predict wildfires and protect ecosystems.
#sensors #earthday #climatechange #iot #wetalkiot
Summary of this week's episode:
(01:49) Introduction
(02:27) Why our forests need protection
(03:40) Why our forests are burning
(07:36) How IoT can protect trees
(17:18) Collaborating with fire departments
(18:46) The main challenges
(19:52) More applications and use cases
(21:04) Dryad’s vision
 
Show notes:
Carsten Brinkschulte: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brinkschulte/
More about Dryad: https://www.dryad.net/
Information on wildfires from the UN environment program: https://www.unep.org/news-and-stories/press-release/number-wildfires-rise-50-2100-and-governments-are-not-prepared
About Avnet Silica:
This podcast is brought to you by Avnet Silica - The Engineers of Evolution.All podcast episodes can be found here: https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/silica/resources/podcast/
https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/silica/resources/article/when-iot-means-internet-of-trees/
You can connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silica-an-avnet-company/. Or find us at www.avnet-silica.com.

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