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TECTERRA Training: Everything you need to know about IoT

Dates : October 23, 2017 - October 25, 2017

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm Daily

Location: TECTERRA

Address: 108, 8826 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary, AB

IoT is becoming more ubiquitous than ever. With a projected 34 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020, there are vast opportunities for entrepreneurs to continue innovating and pushing the boundaries of connected geospatial technologies.

This TECTERRA training session is a 3-day overview of Internet of Things (IoT) protocols, applications, security, platforms and processes. It will cover the following topics:

Basic introduction of all the elements of IoT-mechanical, electronics/sensor platform, wireless and wireline protocols, mobile to electronics integration, mobile to enterprise integration, data-analytics and total control plane
M2M wireless protocols for IoT- WiFi, Zigbee/Zwave, Bluetooth, ANT+: when and where to use which one?
Mobile/Desktop/Web app- for registration, data acquisition and control – available M2M data acquisition platform for IoT-–Xively, Omega and NovoTech, etc.
Security issues and security solutions for IoT
Open source/commercial electronics platform for IoT-Raspberry Pi, Arduino , ArmMbedLPC etc
Open source/commercial enterprise cloud platform for IoT-Ayla, iO Bridge, Libellium, Axeda, Cisco fog cloud
Studies of business and technology of some of the common IoT devices like home automation, smoke alarm, vehicles, military, home health, etc.

This training session is open to IoT entrepreneurs, managers and engineers developing IoT technologies or looking into web enabling their geo-spatial device.


The delegate should have basic knowledge of business operations, devices, electronics systems and data systems. They should have a basic understanding of software and systems as well as an understanding of statistics in Excel levels.