By Suniel Kumar G, Director & Founder, Nexiot , Venkatesh K, Lead R&D Staff, Nexiot and Maihi Pashya, Electronics Designer, Nexiot

This workshop enables one to get a strong grasp on IoT End Node concepts & go beyond Arduino and start building custom End Node Boards.  IoT Design enthusiasts, Startup professionals, Engineers wanting to start with Electronics Hardware can benefit  through hands-on learning of technologies for connected things.

Subtopics covered:

  • Introduction to IoT & Architectural elements
  • End Node – Connected Thing Blocks
  • Introduction to Sensors
  • Microcontroller and Connectivity
  • Microcontroller Concepts & Selection
  • Sensors Selection
  • Connectivity Focus – WiFi, Bluetooth
  • Arduino & Concepts of Open Source Hardware
  • PCB Design & Soldering Concepts
  • Components -Firmware – Drivers
  • Custom Board Design for End Node :Use Case – Integrating WiFi module
  • Sensors & MCU into a Single PCB

Key takeaways:

  • Clear understanding of concept of ‘the Connected Thing’
  • Learning & Understanding of IoT Architectural Elements- Microcontrollers, Sensors & Connectivity by hands-on use case
  • Hands-On learning of Electronics product design & development process
  • Electronics , Embedded & I.T background Participants can take their Ideas to next stage beyond Arduino proof of concept development
  • Program Participants can potentially build a custom Prototype that can be showcased to their potential Customers, Management & Investors.

Speaker Profile:

Suniel Kumar G

Suniel Kumar G is the Founder & Managing Director of Nexiot. He is an Electronics & Communications Engineer from National Institute of Technology , Karnataka, Surathkal.He has done Executive Management Program- Advanced Marketing from I.I.M Kozhikode.He has 14 Years of Industry Experience. Started career as Scientist – B in Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) , then in Semiconductors Industry at Avnet inc & Future Electronics. He held roles in Product Management – Demand Creation Marketing & Technology- Innovation Promotion.He focuses on Design – solutions integration- electronics design – wireless sensor networks – open source & project management. He promotes Open source hardware & technologies.

Venkatesh Kedarisetti

Venkatesh Kedarisetti is Lead – Research & Development, Nexiot. He is a Electronics & Communications Engineer. He holds Masters in Embedded Systems Design & VLSI. He has 4 years of Industry experience in building IoT Solutions. He focuses on Electronics design – Microcontroller- Wireless & Systems integration .He is involved in community activities to promote open source hardware.

Maihi Pasha

He is an electronics & Communications Engineer from Visveswaraya Technological University.He has 2 years of experience in Electronics design – PCB – microcontroller based development . He is involved in community activities to promote open source hardware.

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  1. There are two sessions listed here, each 3 hours long. But in schedule there is only one workshop of duration 3 hours. Which among these two sessions will be covered in workshop?

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