From 26 to 27 April 2023, building IoT, a conference for developers of IoT applications and products, will take place in Munich. This year, special attention will be paid to IIoT, which is reflected in the programme. More than 30 presentations in the areas of cybersecurity, edge computing and data analysis will be offered, including topics such as IoT Cybersecurity: EU Standards Update, Time Series Databases for the IoT and Secure Edge Computing with Kubernetes.
Building IoT 2023: Focus on cybersecurity, edge computing and data analytics
building IoT 2023: IoT-Softwareentwicklung trifft auf Maschinenbau
building IoT 2023: Top topics of the IoT industry covered in Munich (excerpt)
Some of the presentations at building IoT 2023 made us particularly curious. Here are three topics and their speakers that particularly interested us.
Own products with Eclipse Sparkplug and TCK
As part of building IoT 2023, there will be a presentation on Eclipse Sparkplug, which consists of two parts. The first part will give a comprehensive introduction to Eclipse Sparkplug and show how manufacturers and developers can use the Sparkplug Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK) to certify their own products for Sparkplug. In the second part of the presentation, the power of Sparkplug will be demonstrated using wind turbine data. Data models are published as Sparkplug messages via an MQTT broker and integrated into the AWS IoT Sitewise platform. Knowledge of MQTT, Sparkplug and AWS is an advantage, but not necessary.
Jens Deters and his team at HiveMQ support customers in implementing exciting (I)IoT use cases.
Kudzai Manditereza, Developer Advocate at HiveMQ, provides information about MQTT in the IIoT and shares his knowledge and insights via his YouTube channel and podcast.
STM32F4 meets Rust: Carefree embedded development?
Rust has been listed as the “Most Loved & Most Wanted” programming language for seven years in a row. But how well is the language suited for the development of embedded systems? We show which features Rust offers and how the language can be used on an Arm Cortex-M4 microcontroller. We also give practical examples and clarify the boundary conditions for using Rust on microcontrollers.
Julian Kramer has more than ten years of professional experience as a development engineer. At Porsche, he spent seven years developing embedded systems for e-mobility. For the past three years, he has been working as an IoT specialist at Exxeta and is dedicated to building cloud applications. His goal is to connect the “things” of the world with the web and enable the seamless integration of devices and data.
Using ESP32 for battery sensors – A solution?
The talk will focus on the ESP32, one of the most commonly used hardware platforms for IoT projects. Despite its popularity, the ESP32 has one major drawback: it is very power hungry. The presenter will show various approaches and solutions to reduce the chip’s power consumption in order to achieve normal battery life and acceptable runtimes. This includes using the ULP coprocessor, bypassing power-hungry boot processes and optimising WLAN/DHCP/HTTP communication. Basic knowledge of hardware and hardware-related programming is a prerequisite for using the ESP32 for your own IoT projects.
Christian Paetz is a successful entrepreneur and professor. After completing his doctorate, he founded Peppercon AG, which was named the best start-up company in Saxony. After the merger with Raritan Inc., he worked for the parent company in various management positions. In 2009, he founded Z-Wave Europe as a European distributor for smart home products. In parallel, he was professor for system reliability at the University of Chemnitz from 2012 to 2017. After selling Z-Wave Europe, he founded Aqua-Scope Technologies, a company offering water leakage protection technologies.