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INTERNET OF THINGS
THE OPPORTUNITY IS NOW
INTERNET OF THINGS
3 KEY THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND
• It’s about data and interactions, not connectivity
• This is a technology step-change
• Bus...
WHAT’S HOLDING NZ BACK?
• Cheap and ubiquitous wireless connectivity
• In-depth understanding of the true opportunities
• ...
KOTAHINET’S NETWORK
• National network purpose-built for the Internet of Things
• Cheap and ubiquitous connectivity
• Low ...
CURRENT CHRISTCHURCH COVERAGE
BUT I’M NOT INTO HARDWARE…
• KotahiNet supplies open data feed from sensors- software only
OK
• Removes complexity of deal...
COMPLETE SOLUTIONS / SERVICES
• KotahiNet focuses on primary industries
• Combines real-time data with domain expertise, e...
SUMMARY
• The Internet of Things will be big and is happening now
• Business, community and government services’ opportuni...
VIKRAM KUMAR
KotahiNet
Email: vikram@kotahi.net
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The time is now for the Internet of Things

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Talk at Ministry of Awesome's Coffee and Jam session in Christchurch in May 2016

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The time is now for the Internet of Things

  1. 1. INTERNET OF THINGS THE OPPORTUNITY IS NOW
  2. 2. INTERNET OF THINGS
  3. 3. 3 KEY THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND • It’s about data and interactions, not connectivity • This is a technology step-change • Business, community and government services’ opportunities are bigger than consumer
  4. 4. WHAT’S HOLDING NZ BACK? • Cheap and ubiquitous wireless connectivity • In-depth understanding of the true opportunities • Demand for real-time data • Visible success stories • Momentum and Leadership
  5. 5. KOTAHINET’S NETWORK • National network purpose-built for the Internet of Things • Cheap and ubiquitous connectivity • Low power- battery life of end devices 5-10 years • Carrier grade reliability and security • Long range- 40 km+ line of sight
  6. 6. CURRENT CHRISTCHURCH COVERAGE
  7. 7. BUT I’M NOT INTO HARDWARE… • KotahiNet supplies open data feed from sensors- software only OK • Removes complexity of dealing with hardware and networks • Replaces upfront cost with a monthly cost over contracted period • Sensors for most physical parameters available
  8. 8. COMPLETE SOLUTIONS / SERVICES • KotahiNet focuses on primary industries • Combines real-time data with domain expertise, experience and best practices • First service FruitSenz for olive growers of Martinborough. Will be extended to other fruits, regions, and countries • Have an Internet of Things business idea? Talk to us…
  9. 9. SUMMARY • The Internet of Things will be big and is happening now • Business, community and government services’ opportunities are bigger than consumer • Whether you’re interested in hardware, software, networks or complete solutions, the time is now
  10. 10. VIKRAM KUMAR KotahiNet Email: vikram@kotahi.net

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