Highlights from IoT613Ottawa’s Internet of Things conference was a success by all accounts. The two-day event, drew over 300 Attendee’s and included two workshops on Designing for IoT, an expert speaker series and engaging booths from Ottawa’s most innovative startups and companies.
Check-out some of the feedback we received:
Had an awesome time @IoT613! Made lots of new connections (in every sense) & really learned a lot. I will definitely be back next year!— Lisa Trumbley (@welltrum) September 26, 2015
Opening keynote Leo Poll - IoT existed in previous century w/o label. Refers to state of tech vs how it's coming together #iot613— Anushka S. (@anushkasamara25) September 25, 2015
The Building of the IoT613 VisualsAs a presenting sponsor for IoT613, we were in the trenches the week leading up to the event prepping many of the large visual attractions, including the knowledge forest, giant Makey Wall and Internet connected fish.
Each of these ideas came from the D1 Makerlab – our summer internship program, and will be featured at Ottawa’s Maker Faire as well. Check-out some of the photos from our setup for IoT613 below:
Designing for IoT: WorkshopDesign 1st also hosted a half-day workshop at the event with UX partners Akendi called "Designing for IoT". The workshop featured an internet connected octopus that sensed the chlorine and ph of water, and participants were worked through the entire design process.
You can watch the workshop below:
Join UX Experts from Akendi and hardware product design experts from Design 1st in a half-day workshop where hands on exercises will be used to explore and the unique challenges of designing for the Internet of Things.
Designers, makers, and innovators are all welcome, beginners and experts alike.