2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Making the Internet of Things

Saturday, March 12
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Palmer Events Center
SX Create Stage
900 Barton Springs Rd

The Internet of Things is booming. Some of the biggest names in the industry have become prominent players implementing key elements of the IoT that span from the Cloud down to the end device. Several companies are investing in creating complete ecosystems in order to ensure the interoperability of devices with one another and with the Cloud. For example, Google and Nest investing in Weave are dueling with Apple’s HomeKit and Samsung promised to connect everything it makes by 2020 to the internet.

On the other end of the spectrum are the Makers. In their garage they are building the Things of the Internet. Using rapid prototyping to channel their limitless creativity, they can work around some of the limitations the bigger players are facing.

In this panel, we’ll explore how Makers will help shape the Internet of Things. What are the challenges and opportunities, which tools are available, which trends will they tap into,…? Which “Things of the Internet” will be most influenced by the Maker movement...?

Hashtags: #sxsw #iot


Peter Vancorenland at SXSW

Peter Vancorenland

VP of Engineering

Silicon Labs

Peter Vancorenland, Vice President of the IoT Solutions team, joined Silicon Labs in 2002 as a Circuit Design Engineer where he worked on a variety of wireless products from cell phone transceivers...

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